Tagged: cows

Foraging for walnuts: Pt. 2

Foraging for walnuts, I’m reminded of a squirrel foraging for acorns. Afterwards we’ll squirrel away the nuts, hers for winter, ours rationed to last a year. Grey squirrels must have had some great food...

Two Weeny Weaners: Pt. 2

“They’ve gone through the fence!” I’d offloaded them from the stock crate and was away unhitching the trailer. June had seen first the heifer, and then the steer follow in the gap where his...

The Long Acre

The grass verge, our side of Mt Michael Valley Road, is of a generous width, even for a rural New Zealand road. On it, and running parallel for most of the length of our...

TB Tests

Graham R. Cooper I had the three cows in the cattle yards by 8.30 am, half-an-hour before Dean, the veterinary technician, had scheduled a time to check the TB test results. The last two...