month has been wet with 101mm of rain and is the wettest since August
last year which gave us 108mm.
If you roll your mouse over the image,
you will see the logs floating on the flood water.
Richardsons contractors have cut some of the hedges and here is Chris in action.
The photograph on the right shows a close up of the hedge cutting attachment. The teeth like blades (flales) that you can see at the bottom, rotate at high speed, and great care must be taken when using it to avoid damage and injury.
We have left some saplings in to grow on the advice of Simon Wood the countryside ranger,
The image on the right shows two that we left. Give them a couple of hundred years and I am sure they wil be a fine sight.
We have had one calf this month an Angus
bull this is after 7 weeks without any. Both calf and cow are doing
fine. The roto-virus mentioned last month is under control now we have
Also this month we have de-horned two of the heifers we brought in last month from outside normally we do these a around 6 weeks of age but these were 18months old so Michael our vet was called , click here to learn more about de-horning.
I would like to say a big hello to 5 yrs
old Sam Walsh, who lives in a farming community in Pembrokeshire on
the west coast of Wales. Thank you for your e-mail Sam, I am glad that
we could help. Sam has I nice little site which he has made with the
help of his mum, you can find it at www.samsfarmsite.co.uk
Well that's just about it for now don't forget to check ot our nature report,
See you next month Phil
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