Tag Archives: North Pasture

More Grass Please!

I wish I had this amount of grass in North Pasture at the moment. The herd has had free access to all the northern pastures for the last six weeks and have eaten pretty much everything on offer; the new … Continue reading

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Will you get off my Back!

Will you get off my back! It’s another two weeks before the start of the toad mating season.

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Blossom and her New Ear Tagged Calf, Nia

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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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Controlling The Herd

The Rhombus and Orchid Fields are very wet mid marsh mires with concealed drainage ditches, and a lot of scrub vegetation growing unchecked throughout. The cattle feel insecure in these fields; I think they are concerned about getting stuck in … Continue reading

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Wake Up Wayne!

The Wilden Marsh herd has almost eaten itself out of house and home, and is off on holiday at the end of this month, immediately on completion of TB testing. In January next year, after two month R&R grazing in … Continue reading

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