Unfortunately the weather gods who smiled on us on Saturday were NOT SMILING TODAY YOU SILLY BLOODY WEATHER GODS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I was up at 6am and the herd was saturated, soaked, drenched, dripping, they were wet guys, very wet. The weather forecast predicted more rain so a phone call was made and shearing has been postponed until Saturday.
Cue rotund bald man throwing tanrums at the drop of a hat for an hour or so.
Then, cue rotund bald man apologising for aforementioned tantrum throwing.
Still life goes on and as we had lost a chicken at the weekend (Snowflake our light Sussex hen decided to keel over), Sue and I went off to buy a couple of replacements to keep Lulu (Norfolk Grey) company.
Currently shut up in the Eglu acclimatising are a lovely Speckled Sussex and a beautiful Scicilian Buttercup. No, I'd never heard of them either. Angus has named then Dottie and Doodle (not sure which is which) and they will be released to roam in a couple of days.
It was cria weigh day today and a few pictures were taken. Couldn't get all six in the same shot, four was the maximum.
First of all though a very close-up of Rafiki who marched up to Sue and stuck his nose on the end of the lens. He is utterly fearless and wanders up for a chat as if he has being doing it for years.
From left to right Roger, Reeya, Rosa and the lump that is Ruby May!
Rafiki following Rosa about, he's heavier than her and she's 5 days older.