February on the Farm

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in Blonde d'Aquitaine, Farm, Red Poll, Sheep

As I write,  we have had quite a few dry days!    It really does make a difference.   All the store lambs have finished well on stubble turnips and will be going to Melton Mowbray market on the 5th of March.  The in-lamb ewes are all looking good and about to explode at any time!    The in-calf cows are all looking good with calving imminent.
Crops

The land is drying nicely,  we hope to spread some FYM (farm yard manure) very soon and start ploughing the sugar beet land.  All the seed has arrived;  lets hope it warms up soon as we are ready to go.

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