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Just put in an offer for the land next door!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by secuono, May 10, 2016.

  1. May 8, 2019
    Mike CHS

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    Looking at the dark colored sheep on the right standing under the wire in the first picture above, I have to assume it is not hot? :)
     
  2. May 8, 2019
    secuono

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    That's the round pen, not hot.
     
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  3. May 9, 2019
    secuono

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    Seems like DH's coworker will bale it.
    Pulling teeth is what it's like talking to men. :rolleyes:
     
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  4. Jul 11, 2019 at 9:53 AM
    secuono

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    Ugh...falling apart.
    Still no new hay guy, fully cash paid or not.
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  5. Jul 11, 2019 at 11:18 AM
    misfitmorgan

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    That really sucks, could you let the sheep out on it to help cut it down some?
     
  6. Jul 11, 2019 at 11:35 AM
    Bruce

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    That is so sad. Like rain, some have too much some not enough. There are places where they would be more than happy to get hay off your fields ... if they were nearby.
     
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  7. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:08 PM
    secuono

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    They're on it full time, actually. They prefer the short stuff, so area by the house is "mowed", lol, but rest they only occasionally wander into. They vanish in it!
     
  8. Jul 11, 2019 at 8:38 PM
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    My alpacas are similar. They don't like tall stuff. I used the string trimmer to clear around and reset the chickens' electronet today and suddenly the grass in that area is desirable. I guess it is better when someone else cuts it for you.
     
  9. Jul 12, 2019 at 5:14 AM
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    oh I see...well that sucks
     
  10. Jul 12, 2019 at 6:27 AM
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    Good hay guys are hard to find. This spring we told the gal we made hay for last year we couldn't do it...not sure if she found anyone else, she was really set on us doing it. But the land needs major renovation and she wasn't willing to put the work/money into it... said she'd buy the fertilizer but wanted us to apply it and didn't really see the need of soil testing. We just don't have time or proper equipment. Now with our own farm needing major work....
     
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