Technically, not Spring yet, but our first calf has arrived. Brent’s been suffering from calving withdrawal, so it’s nice to get these babies out and tagged. Her name is Mooshroom ( a Minecraft ref ). If you don’t know what Minecraft is, don’t worry, it’s still a cute name.
Our piggies have moved to a new pad. They worked the soil well and it was great to get them on to a new project. Here they are when they first arrived.
We moved them here. I say, “moved,” but it wasn’t easy. The three big boys followed the bucket and totally got it. Yum, new grass. The two little ones were tentative venturing out to a new paddock with fresh food. They wanted to stay put, live in mom’s garage, lay on the couch and play video games. We are used to herding animals. They are fantastic. Even when things get crazy, you can move a herd like a magic pen on a Magnadoodle.
These two little piggies were very confused as were we. “The grass is over there!” “Pig, what ARE you doing?” We said. Finally, we lifted the fence and let them slowly, slowly nudge and munch their way to the new paddock. Crazy pigs.
This morning, they were sunbathing and enjoying their new digs.