Category Archives: September 2009

Tomato ‘Catchup’

  Oh my goodness, doesn’t time fly when you’re rushed right off your feet…?!  Apologies for our lack of posts over the Summer; but things have been soooo busy here, phew!  Subsequently I promise I WILL post up some brief … Continue reading

Posted in Anything Goes, Dairy, Diary, Food, Life, September 2009, Smallholding | 9 Comments


  We’ve recently taken to hiring a Bobcat to clean out the Dairy Complex pens.  Prior to that, it was taking an average of five days – working almost constantly- to clean out the deep-littered beds every six weeks; which when … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Diary, Farming, Goats, Life, Livestock, September 2009, Smallholding | 4 Comments

Ben Hur-Hur-Hur

Someone ‘upstairs’ is having a laugh – at our expense. First & foremost for us as farmers, the weather: we STILL haven’t even come close to harvesting our desperately-needed hay crop (well not quite so desperate any more since we started … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Dairy, Diary, Environment, Farming, Goats, Ice Cream, Life, Livestock, Nature, September 2009, Smallholding | 3 Comments