I must admit I felt a little dwarfed by all the trucks and semi-trailers unloading stock at the yards, but the stock agent showed good humour and helped me pen the sheep. Their hopes of staying home for a school day were dashed when I turned around and ran them into town. The Rock Farm was fortunate to receive a good soaking last weekend, with over 100mm of rain falling in just 48 hours. I was too spent to take photos of the other girls on the truck, but the rest of the journey for them went without incident. We also have 13 lambs…. We enjoyed a glorious 12mm of soaking rain. No sooner had I turned my back, than one of the heifers tried to escape through a narrow personnel escape opening. They were met by their new boyfriend, who was eager to make their acquaintance, a good looking young bull with plenty of Charolais breeding in him. Commercial & stud sheep for sale and lambs for sale across all states of Australia. To transport them, we parked the horse float in the lamb’s paddock for a couple of days and started feeding them in there. For pets, lawn mowers or breeding. Last week was a mixed bag on the Rock Farm. This allows them to come and go as they please, with water in their paddock. Using a piece of clear pipe filled with water and threaded on the ROPS, I was able to get a reasonably accurate contour ripped across the slope of the paddock. The sheep had the run of the place – however decided that the grass was greener on the other side of the fence, specifically the neighbour’s paddocks.
Please enable Cookies and reload the page. (Property for sale). And then, to top it all off, the lambs were spotted in the neighbours place. The dry weather has put a lot of the trees under stress. After enjoying the hospitality of friends for a couple of nights, the water had receded enough by Monday morning for me the attempt to get home.
Wiltipoll sheep are a self shedding and this ram is a complete early shedder. Buy and sell farm supplies quickly and easily on Farm Tender, Australia's premier agricultural market place. Pets & Animals. The horse floats frame is made of 1-inch steel. After all the dramas earlier in the week, this part was all going to plan. If and when feed costs become more affordable, I hope to ensure we store enough hay to get us through a couple of winters in this shed. The crossing had dropped below the base of my secondary marker (a strategically placed star picket on the bank). What was really wonderful, apart from the scenery was the time connecting with our family. You may recall that in September we took stock of our options and after looking at the long term forecast, we sold our Wiltipoll ewes (https://rockfarming.com/2019/09/28/the-hint-of-rain/) . We haven’t even finished one sheet. There has still been plenty to keep us busy, checking the stock water daily and moving the cattle and sheep into other paddocks. They remain in good condition, which they will need heading into winter.
The water has now risen to the pump! $ 150 . After a couple of attempts to lift her back legs and pull her through, we realised we were down to only a couple of options.