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 cattle slipped out of the corral for their early morning drink in Hoo Brook Corridor, I slipped in and closed the gate on them – as simple as that! I tried many… Read More
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 fence. She again looked at me and again into the dense vegetation. I walked over to her; a metre away was Jill’s new-born calf. The calf lay dead still with its eyes… Read More
I’m off to check on the marsh herd in the Falling Sands Nature Area! Would you like to come along?
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 lives on Wilden Marsh.