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Following on from the last post (The Brahman and the Brown Snake) I thought it was an opportune time to share some cow photos with you. Being cattle traders we see all breeds of cattle come onto Rocky Springs but my favourites are the brahmans. They need a little extra room when being worked in the yards, and watch out if you get between a protective brahman and her calf, but unbothered in the paddocks they are the most beautiful of animals. Continue reading
3rd February 2009
Now I have a funny story to tell you about snakes and cows so settle in.
Our Brahman cows have been busily having calves of late and are usually the most excellent mothers. However, for unknown reasons, one old girl decided to abandon her calf and we had a long-eared orphan in need of rescuing. Brian and I spent days looking for it but hidden by the long dry grass it remained elusive . Continue reading
Sunday morning and Brian is about to set out to do some fencing but there is a bull awaiting pick-up on a nearby property. “You don’t need me. You and Judy will be right” he says as he throws the strainers onto the ute and is gone.
“She’ll be right”. Why do I always fall for that line? Continue reading