2023, Waiting on Lambs!

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Nope. My dimensions are off & I'm so annoyed!
Sheep instantly pulled hay out n onto ground. 🤦🏽‍♀️
Will redo metal so the bottom "floor" is double depth. Then add vertical bars. Maybe that'll help...
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I think I need to move lambing to last week of March for next year.
This will all eventually be lush green. I just need to keep it mowed to keep weeds & trees away! Then, one day, paddocks.
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Horses lost their area to the ladies. I feel like I either need to make 60+ feet of covered hay feeders or put up another carport to move them out of the horse track.
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Cleaned out the left side, put down plastic & 10 pallets. 20 bales per layer, 5 high, makes it 100 bales.
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Had to move everything over. Left over bales, about 60, they love this hay.
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Every day, I move a bale to the girls, three times a day. A few nets for the horses. And every 2-3 days, I move 3 bales for the rams & zebu.
High labor farming. Lol
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100 new bales, from a different supplier, are scheduled for tomorrow! They better love it, or I'm going to cry at the $ I dumped on it! Orchard grass, 2nd cutting.
 

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Been getting awesome 2nd orchard and baby alf. 70# bales...$28-30. some straight orch runs a little less but what I need to feed it's $60-75 a day plus concentrates as kidding gets close. 😱

Dealer brings in from up north & Canada. Big enterprise...snow slowing deliveries right now.
 
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