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Falling Sands Nature Area Second Grazing

I moved the herd from the south to north marsh on 1st July (last Saturday), and it went like clockwork. Today the plan was to move it the short distance into the new Falling Sands Nature Area to give it a second grazing, and the process was a nightmare. … Continue reading

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You Are My Sunshine…

Another very hot day on Wilden Marsh. You are my sunshine, my only sunshine, you make me happy when skies are grey….

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An Evening On Wilden Marsh, Doing Things (video)

When I plug in my earphones and play this video at the start of next year’s growing season, it will be like travelling back in time; it’s all about visual cues.

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Grazing The Rhombus Field To Attract Snipe 

  The herd has been slow getting to grips with the very wet Rhombus Field over the past week. I wondered if strip grazing the west side and mid to south end with the aid of an electric fence might be the answer. … Continue reading

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Well Knock Me Down Why Don’t You Waynetta

When Waynetta wants to make a point, there is no stopping her.  

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A Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve And Site Of Special Scientic Interest Ground Condition Vlog For 01/03/2017

Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve on 1st April 2017; the meteorological first day of spring. To save and mark the day I consider as being the start of the annual growing season, and to help me draw comparisons with the same … Continue reading

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From Top Field Wood To The Riverside Pasture, Via The Orchid Field

The cattle have stood about twiddling their hooves in the Top Field, doing nothing constructive, and complaining a lot; they were getting physical with each other, too. So this morning I took them to the South Riverside Pasture for a couple of days … Continue reading

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