Tim came out of the cows at the end of September having been in with them for about 3 months. The cows cycle (called bulling) about every 3 weeks at which time they are fertile (for a brief few hours!), so he had plenty of opportunity.  Before he was taken out there were no more...

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Haylage

During the summer when we had more grass than we needed we managed to get two cuts of haylage.  The cut grass was left in the field to dry a little then baled and stored in black plastic liners.  Over time this ferments resulting in highly nutritious haylage for the cows, which we feed over...

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The Dairy

It has been a very odd year for holiday bookings in the Dairy, when we have been allowed to do so we have had lots of visitors all of whom seem to have loved staying here (as we have loved having them).  We have had to make a few changes inside in line with government...

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Hoof Care

We now have annual hoof checks on the cattle, as they get older their hooves can get overgrown (rather like toenails) making it uncomfortable to walk impacting on feeding.  This can be particularly difficult when they are heavily pregnant or indeed for Tim to perform his duties!  We use West Wales Hoof Care who this...

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We are still getting the most beautiful sunrises and sunsets, we are so aware the days are getting shorter we try to make the most of it by sitting on the cliffs with the dogs just appreciating the most wonderful scenery. Sunrise from the walled garden, the hill is Garn Fawr with our weather station...

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