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1 week ago

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Our Summer fruit season is just getting underway, with the first variety of apricots, 'Divinity', ripe. First varieties of peach and plums are close.
One of our chooks has discovered an interesting perch.
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4 weeks ago

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Renae with her range of fresh vegetables on our stall at the Wirrabara Producers Market this morning. Pumpkins, beetroot, spring onions, leeks, kale and rhubarb
The veges sold well.
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1 month ago

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Renae's pasture raised, free range meat birds enjoying the sun and pastures, as well as their chook feed ๐ŸŒปโ˜˜๏ธ ...

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1 month ago

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Pasture-Raised Meat Birds ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒพโ˜˜๏ธ!

Another day to be set free into the orchard pastures! Our birds get the best out of their lives being able to forage around the plum trees ๐ŸŒณ. Much better than most for sure.

Whole dressed birds ready for sale 26th November ๐Ÿ—.
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1 month ago

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Fallen limb has been tidied up. At least it is close to the woodheap.
Hay carting day yesterday, and thanks to near neighbour, Geoff Zwar for having hay available for us.
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2 months ago

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Very hot and windy weather yesterday brought down a large limb from one of the red gums close to our sheds. Fortunate that it missed the shed.
Not so fortunate for the shadehouse from Raymon's garden, which took off in the wind.
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2 months ago

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Update on Renae's 'clucker tucker' in the chook yard.
Renae rotary hoed and sowed the area in late July.
Growth has been good, and will soon be ready for the chooks
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2 months ago

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Tank refurbishment report:
Raymon and Sam worked on putting the shadecloth cover on the tank today.
First photo shows them starting on the roof.
Second is of Indy watching on from a spot in the shade
Third is late afternoon, with the job nearly completed.
It has been a big project, and mainly Raymon's work, though thanks also to Matt, Renae and Sam for their contribution
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2 months ago

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Our annual sheep shearing has just occurred, and this year we were fortunate to have the use of a nearby friend's shearing shed.
First photo is of Renae at work with the handpiece, and second is of Renae giving some advice to Matt as he has his first go at shearing
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3 months ago

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Our sheep found their way into the apricot orchard. They seem to know where the good feed is!
Also, a trailer load of compost being delivered for Raymon's summer garden
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