Dry dry dry March

Updated: Apr 1, 2019

For the first time in 12 years, we are feeding our cattle in March. No rain for months. But they had lovely sorghum in January and February, so they are in OK condition. We brought in some oaten hay to keep them that way .... hopefully some rain this weekend so that we can commence our forage cropping programme. Pictures show Josh and me waiting for the delivery, and then the cattle enjoying their new feed.

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