month of mists and muddy fruitfulness

October, because of the rain, has been a month of mists and muddy fruitfulness. The mild weather has has brought forth a flush of grass and despite the mudddy gateways the cows still like to get out to graze. Here they are coming in for milking on a sunny Sunday afternoon in mid October.

Swedish Red

This cow is very proud of her baby, as are the other parents in the picture ( and the grandparents out of the picture)……….And she should be proud because her calf  is our first  from a Swedish Red bull. The Swedish Red breed is renowned for good health and it is claimed that  when crosswithRead More…