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September Specials

We will have some beef cuts available for pick up from Castle Hill farmers market this Saturday, 9th and Blackheath farmers market on Sunday, 10th September.

To reserve something, please email which . . . → Read More: September Specials

Wildlife Highway

 

Along a ridge there is fence separating a mostly cleared paddock from an area of thick steep bushland. Behind a tree there is a hole in this fence which is regularly . . . → Read More: Wildlife Highway

Garden Redesign

Our vegetable garden consisted of a series of round beds with a movable chook dome. The chooks were moved around, clearing and fertilising the beds before planting and locked out of the . . . → Read More: Garden Redesign

Ruining the fox, chicken and corn riddle

We have a couple of geese that wander around the house area. They don’t take much looking after, except at breeding time when they choose the most inconvenient places to build a . . . → Read More: Think you can solve the fox, chicken and corn riddle?

Are your ears painted on?

Someone once told us that when their father was training working dogs, quite often, and in exasperation, he would yell out “Are your ears painted on?”.

We like this saying (and have . . . → Read More: Are your ears painted on?

Laying Good Foundations

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We’ve ┬ástarted working with Tinker, our foal, again in the last few weeks. After handling her as much as possible in the first . . . → Read More: Laying Good Foundations

Autumn on the farm

Destressing Weaners

We recently weaned our yearling cattle as we were sending the main mob out into hills for the winter and we need the yearlings close to home for the market each month. . . . → Read More: Destressing Weaners

A New Flood Fence Design

As we talked about last month, our flood fences needed rebuilding. After some thought, we decided to try a couple of different approaches.fence-2

In . . . → Read More: A New Flood Fence Design

Flood Fences

Once again the flood fences have come down.

We have two main creeks running through the land we graze. Fencing across them is a challenge, as the water changes throughout the year . . . → Read More: Flood Fences