Tag Archives: Belted Galloway Cattle

North Pond This Evening

I shot this image earlier, an hour before sunset, whilst checking the cattle. The sky looked heavy, like a deluge might descend on the marsh at any moment, but it didn’t happen. The heronry was unusually quiet. Shining a torch … Continue reading

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Wayne and Waynetta

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Waynetta Looking at Hoo Brook

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Buttercup has a New Calf

I found Buttercup with a new calf in North Pasture this morning. I think it was born 6/7th February. It’s name will be Nia, if it’s a girl, or Andrew. I’m awaiting the arrival of a belted Galloway calf, and … Continue reading

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Return of the Herd

Five of the Wilden Marsh herd arrived back on the marsh today, having enjoyed a two month holiday at Chaddesley Wood: Wayne and Waynetta Galloway, and Tulip, Jill, and Buttercup Shetland. Other cattle will arrive when the new growing season … Continue reading

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Now Too Settled In The Rhombus Field

When I arrived at the Rhombus Field today the herd came running, mooing and bellowing. What I heard was: “We’ve had enough of this Rhombus Field, Mr. Mike!” Cutting willow and alder scrub in the Orchid Field was my plan … Continue reading

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Settling In

I didn’t get down to the Reserve until late this afternoon and was pleased to see the cattle still at ease in the Rhombus Field. They were eating rush on a drier part of the field, with the gate open, … Continue reading

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