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Wordless Wednesday Sort of…

April 16, 2014
Jane jail :(

Jane jail :(


pasture regrowth

pasture regrowth


hen pecked compost

hen pecked compost


hen pecked compost

hen pecked compost


raspberry planting crew

raspberry planting crew


raspberry planting supervisor

raspberry planting supervisor


Berry patch administrator

Berry patch administrator

18 Comments leave one →
  1. April 16, 2014 8:10 am

    You have plenty of help there then :) I am jealous of your grass regrowth. Ours is getting there but not ready yet

  2. April 16, 2014 8:34 am

    oh gosh, what a majestic kitty photo. you’ve captured the way cats want to see themselves at all times. :)

  3. April 16, 2014 10:04 am

    Laylah has hit the nail right.on.the head. :D

  4. Allisa permalink
    April 16, 2014 10:35 am

    You sure look like you have good help! :) Nice to see other people have aussies who ‘supervise’. Ha!

  5. April 16, 2014 10:51 am

    I can smell that farm as if I was there. Great Pics.

  6. April 16, 2014 11:18 am

    Beautiful shots!

  7. April 16, 2014 11:55 am

    Oh my – why is Jane in jail???

    • April 16, 2014 12:18 pm

      Drying off, it’s only at night to make sure she takes in some dry feed in addition to the grazing during the day.

      • April 17, 2014 10:23 am

        Oh, of course – my apologies, I forgot she’s drying off. My Ruby is off-cycle again this year. I hope to manage my cows’ exposure to a bull to get them all on a natural late-spring-birth cycle, but need my neighbors to cooperate :-(

        • April 17, 2014 10:38 am

          Marilyn, no apologies needed, I’m behind the 8 ball too, Jane won’t calve until July which does not fit in good with our calving schedule at all. So now I need to either get her rebred asap if possible after calving, or milk through and breed after a long lactation to get back on schedule. But every bridge needs to be crossed first, since a lot can happen with calving etc., so we’ll see how it goes. Moving a cow back on the calendar is a long term proposition but much safer than dealing with a cow cycling for months while you’re milking :( It’s never very easy. As it is, she’s getting a fairly long dry period for building condition and I hope that helps her cycle soon after calving…

  8. April 16, 2014 1:22 pm

    Fabulous photo of the cat. Looking like that is it any wonder they have slaves and dogs have owners?

  9. Beth in Ky permalink
    April 16, 2014 1:50 pm

    Red, black or golden raspberries?

  10. April 16, 2014 2:05 pm

    All of the animals are beautiful, but I love the pictures of Jane!

  11. April 16, 2014 2:42 pm

    Well done. Nearly wordless, and the pictures tell the stories well.

  12. Amanda permalink
    April 17, 2014 6:08 am

    LOVE IT (and the narration)!!!

  13. April 17, 2014 11:00 am

    Haha! Love it. We have a little terrier helper. Always stands in the hole you’re trying to dig, checking or rodents, or helping dig … somewhere, I have a photo of husband, lying on his back working on the sink plumbing, and right next to him, the terrier, lying on his back, also peering up at the plumbing.

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