Monthly Archives: August 2017

Spoilt Marsh Cattle

The marsh herd of fifteen cattle (cows, bullocks and a bull) are grazing the south entrance section and Hillary Road field. They have only been in these compartments for six days and are already pressurising me to let them into … Continue reading

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Terry Bull

Last year we had Billy Bull service the Widen Marsh cows: a strong feisty character and afraid of nothing. The first time I set eyes on Billy Bull he was charging, head down, like a steam train to challenge me … Continue reading

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She Is Always There

She is there in the darkness. She is always there. You might not be able to see her, but she is most definitely there: waiting behind your bedpost, perhaps.

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WILL IT BE A GREEN OR GREY WILDEN MARSH: TIME TO CHOOSE!

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Survival Of The Fittest

Blossom’s new calf has survived the water ditches, bogs, and other calf swallowing traps of the Rhombus Field without apparent distress or harm, which is just as well because there is much more bog hopping for it to do. I … Continue reading

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Wilden Marsh Rabbits In The North Pasture

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Clearing Himalayan Balsam From The Rhombus Field

I moved the herd from the North to Middle Marsh this morning, and put it in the Rhombus Field to eat the Himalayan balsam. There is far less balsam here now than this time last year, and many more flowering … Continue reading

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