Cattle · Farm life

The cows head outside for summer…

This week felt a long time coming, but it eventually arrived. It was the joyous week when the cows were moved outside for the summer, and this year, it was a little later than usual. Later, because the grass decided it wasn’t too keen on growing. It wasn’t wet enough and there weren’t enough nutrients in… Continue reading The cows head outside for summer…

Cattle · Country life

The cows head back outside…

Today started early, with preparations to move the Highland cattle outside for the summer. After de-hitching the harrow and attaching the stock trailer to the tractor I had the opportunity to practice my reversing skills (or lack of them) with the trailer attached. Having done a bit of trailer reversing on Cromer beach (complete with fishing boat)… Continue reading The cows head back outside…