Today we seeded paddock two and used our fancy one-ma’am harrow to rake the seeds in (a rake). We decided to toss in some leftover veggie and sprouting seeds. The mix included – Alice White & Cinnamon Red clovers, 7-way pasture mix (from the feed store), barley, broccoli & alfala & radish sprouting seeds, cauliflower, cabbage, peas, beans, zucchini, pumpkin, tomato, peppers & carrots rounded out the veggie selection. Most of these won’t make it to maturity. In fact, we’ll have to chop the squashes before they flower to keep them from crossing with our garden choices. It will be fun to see what comes up and who eats what.
More big news – looks like Lassie & Berry are going to new homes next week. We decided we really need to work with Stella and it’s nearly impossible with the goats around. So they’re going to a home with people who want more fleece goats.
Speaking of Stella – she’s got a date lined up June 1st with a handsome lad named Bob. He’s going to come up here for a 45-day visit, hopefully leaving Stella….with child! Bob’s owner has also mentioned another, younger, bull possibly for sale, so we’re going to see how Bob works out and decide if we can handle 24/7 bull at Seven Trees.
Here’s Bob as a baby. He’s actually 10 days older than Stella and comes from excellent milking lines as well.