It’s pretty cool having an animal that can spot incoming intruders from the hillside perch. Maybe it’s the motion below, or this cat just hates predators. With a new wolf pack killing sheep 20 miles south of here, all my fences are being reinforced, underlying brush cleared, plus another livestock guardian animal added. Advertisements
This is the season for mountain quail, but little did I know they’d build their nests in the middle of a bull thistle patch. I guess we’ll have to live with the weeds for a few more weeks…..
The latest rage is timothy hay – an old heirloom feed around these parts. This week we loaded up with timothy, and local clover/rye hay. The goal is to have all the barns full by the third cutting. Each one of these timothy bales weighs 1200 pounds. All livestock seem to really like this beautiful … Continue reading