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Elvis update

Elvis is now running with the rest of the little herd full time. He got milk up until about 10 weeks of age, as well as being supplemented with good hay and weaner pellets. He still gets weaner pellets as … Continue reading

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The cows – Hotblack

Hotblack Desiato was born in July 2012. She was such a sweet, tiny little calf. Dora is her dam (mother) and Dougall her sire (father). In comparison to G-Zeus, she was up and on her feet, out munching grass with … Continue reading

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The cows – Dora

We bought Millview Dora Belle two years ago to expand out little herd of three. Dora is a lot shorter, and finer structured than the others. She’s really quite tiny, but is a ‘long legged’ dexter, not a short (I … Continue reading

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Loan-a-bull

We don’t keep a bull on the farm full time. One day we will, but for now, we’ve been ‘borrowing’ one, named Dougall McBrave. Dougall comes from a Dexter breeder over near Collie.  He’s polled (naturally hornless) and is a great … Continue reading

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The cows – Fig

‘Ashben Valley Fig’ came to live with us the same time as Butterfly and Fizz; the first three bovines to grace us with their presence. Also known as Figgy Pop when she is good, and Figgy Matilda when she is … Continue reading

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