Wet soils mean you can push in fence posts. Here Robert is holding a cut down vine post so I can push it in with the loader. I like the look of impending doom on his face, although he breaks into a smile when he sees the camera is focused on him. There’s something rewarding … Continue reading Just singing and fencing in the rain
We found a butcher that makes ground beef using nice vacuum packs. This makes using mince from the freezer very easy. Jean used them to make some business cards. These business cards taste great.
I visited a local farmer who has some Limousine and Mirandaise cows. He has a small farm and keeps a herd of about fifteen cows. He used to run goats on the farm to make enough money from his twenty hectares but he’s retiring now and selling his place and winding down the livestock numbers. … Continue reading Mirandaise cows on a tidy small farm
This was a farm that ticked all the boxes. It had plenty of land, over a hundred hectares. The house was just large enough and was in the middle of the farm. The barn was big and modern. It was used in an extensive grazing system with Gascon cows and came with a small herd … Continue reading A great farm with one unfortunate problem