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danndans

  • Joined Jan 2008
  • aberystwyth
Re: calving has begun
« Reply #15 on: December 09, 2008, 07:28:53 pm »
get to see most of them calving here Kaz, even the early hours or very late at night ones :-\

its not very often i'll miss one actualy calving ;D
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kaz

  • Joined Jul 2008
  • Ceredigion
  • Dust yourself off when life throws you down.
Re: calving has begun
« Reply #16 on: December 15, 2008, 02:12:27 pm »
How many are we up to now Dan and has that little one calved yet?
Kaz
Penybont Ryelands. Ystwyth Coloured Ryelands.  2 alpacas, 2 angora goats, 2 anglo nubian kids, 3golden retrievers a collie and a red fox labrador retriever, geese, ducks & chickens.

danndans

  • Joined Jan 2008
  • aberystwyth
Re: calving has begun
« Reply #17 on: December 15, 2008, 05:10:17 pm »
yep she calved a few days ago, upto 4 now and looks like its going to be a quiet week with them ;D

theres 3 red heifers and a little black bullock ;D

the goats are all bagging up now, but apparently their not due to start till crimbo day :o

then we try and get the ewes started for new year, but you know what their like, they'l hang on till its pelting down and blowing a hooly :P
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Blinkers

  • Joined Jan 2008
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Re: calving has begun
« Reply #18 on: December 15, 2008, 10:01:22 pm »
Well on the way to your "Red" Herd now then Dan... ;)

PS - Cottage pie tonight with your beef....deeeelish.    Beef Bourg...I think...is on the menu tomorrow  ;D ;)   .... and a lovely joint of Topside for Chirstmas Day  :D :D :D :D
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danndans

  • Joined Jan 2008
  • aberystwyth
Re: calving has begun
« Reply #19 on: December 15, 2008, 10:24:57 pm »
we had a whole brisket cooked for 6 hours in the slow cooker ;D  yummmmi!!!

hope you enjoy it all :)

Be nice to have another 4 or  red heifers, itwould be worth running two small herds then ;D
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danndans

  • Joined Jan 2008
  • aberystwyth
Re: calving has begun
« Reply #20 on: December 23, 2008, 08:57:19 pm »
Had another calf today ;D  this time a black heifer :cow:
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garden cottage

  • Joined Sep 2008
  • forest of dean
Re: calving has begun
« Reply #21 on: December 23, 2008, 10:51:46 pm »
congrats dandanns think its gonna be some time before we can catch catch up with you!

danndans

  • Joined Jan 2008
  • aberystwyth
Re: calving has begun
« Reply #22 on: December 26, 2008, 07:50:21 pm »
Had a cracking red bullcalf today ;D it took a bit of persuading to come out into the cold,  :o but after a bit of assistance it arrived ;D

Hes a bit slow on the uptake and hes mums got very little milk  ::) so i'm on baby sitting duties  ;D
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Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
    • The Accidental Smallholder
Re: calving has begun
« Reply #23 on: December 26, 2008, 10:00:42 pm »
Congratulations - hopefully you'll have some goats' milk for him soon!

danndans

  • Joined Jan 2008
  • aberystwyth
Re: calving has begun
« Reply #24 on: December 26, 2008, 10:23:28 pm »
Hoping to be using that to top up the lambs when they start ;D
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