Went and fetched hay from Mike today, passed town where I picked up some stuff, came home to find our 6th lamb, a boy born to Marmite. The first black boy.
Earlier today I was watching the cows running around the pasture. Herbie said they'd need hay tonight. I waded through deep cow mud to go check, moved the centre hay to the sides so the cows could reach it, but there was very little, so I took the truck back out of the shed, then took the blue tractor out and took a bale off the truck. I haven't done this in ages as Herbie has been doing it. Got it off and took it out to the pasture, was mobbed by hungry cows. Placed it and cut off the plastic wrap and the netting, then lowered the feeder back over the bale. Had to lift it from the bottom as I'm too short to reach the top and push it over. Had to walk very carefully as the cow mud tried to suck my shoes off.
Milked Dolly, she missed all the fun as I'd already taken her to the milking parlour, then chose to rather do the hay in the light and the milking in the dark.
Anyone needing a tool to move logs, check out Logjaw.com. This is a tool patented and manufactured by one of my herdshare owners, Beth and Tracey McDonald. It is really cool, I look forward to using them for years to come.
Only went to sleep at 4am this morning, chatted to Herbie after he arrived home around 3. He was sent up North into an ice storm last night and thought he was going to die with the fuel tanker slipping on the ice. Had to drive at 30 mph max.
I think I'll toddle off upstairs now, I need to sleep. Goodnight.