Tag Archives: Shetland Cattle

The Herd is Back in Hoo Brook Pasture

I managed to get the herd back into Hoo Brook Pasture yesterday, without having to call in the Rangers to help out, following the teenager incident on Tuesday night; it took me three days to do it though. When the … Continue reading

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Sam-Bull Shetland

My eight-year-old grandson sat beside me on the settee at home and, on watching Friday’s video, asked if Jill’s new bull calf could be named after him. So the calf’s name is now Sam-Bull Shetland. Later, a panicked Jill Shetland galloped … Continue reading

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Another Bull Calf Was Born on Wilden Marsh Today

From Hoo Brook ramp I could see Jill Shetland on her own in Hoo Brook Corridor. The other herd members were busy grazing Hoo Brook Pasture. Jill looked at me and then nervously into the dense vegetation near the stock … Continue reading

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Calves Playing and Suckling

The herd made the move from Falling Sands Nature Area successfully this morning, crossing the service road and Hoo Brook bridge to access Hoo Brook Pasture; although, they were a bit slow to get going at first. As usual the … Continue reading

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A Late Spring Evening Walk Down to Falling Sands Nature Area.

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Checking the Herd

I’m off to check on the marsh herd in the Falling Sands Nature Area! Would you like to come along?

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So Hot on the Marsh this Evening

It was so hot on Wilden Marsh this evening. Wayne and Waynetta stood with their hooves and ankles firmly planted in mud to cool down. These brother and sister belted Galloway cattle know how to make the best of their … Continue reading

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