Another Promising Day On Wlden Marsh

I moved the cattle to the entrance section of the south marsh yesterday, where there is a small amount of decent grazing and they can welcome the two new cattle arriving tomorrow; hopefully, these will be Wayne and Waynetta. So the herd has increased from nine to fourteen cattle to more effectively graze the marsh, particularly during next year’s growing season. After calling for a herd increase, I must make sure that we don’t run short of grazing in the first quarter of next year. It’s difficult to find enough grazing for nine cattle during March and April, so I will have to be extra smart to get them through to next year’s spring grass without costly supplementary feeding.

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7 Responses to Another Promising Day On Wlden Marsh

  1. Vicki says:

    I love this ‘natural’ way of controlling the overgrowth/undergrowth on the marsh. Sometimes I think we should move humans around the country in the same way 🙂

    (Just joking of course, Mike) 🙂

    But seriously, we have so much uninhabited countryside in Australia with something like 93% of the population living in coastal areas, I’m sure we could somehow fit in more refugees. We just need to ensure there is some infrastructure to support everyone.

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    • Vicki says:

      Dear me, I just re-read what I typed above and it came out the wrong way, Mike. I didn’t mean to imply refugees were like cattle. I just think Australia should share more of the refugee crisis and help more migrants and refugees settle in our country. We could do a lot more to share our natural resources.

      I mixed up two completely different issues in the one comment.

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  2. tootlepedal says:

    How do you move the cattle? Just by the force of your personality or do you have help from dogs or big sticks?

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  3. ramblingratz says:

    I hope you’ll get Wayne and Waynetta back 🙂

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