Farmer Jim Beary with his red tractorJim Beary ©Richard Stanton
Tupping is in full swing here. This year, the main mob of ewes are in with Abermax rams and a group of 200 shearlings are in with Focus Prime rams. The HLS ground is being rested and ewes are being rotated around 2ha paddocks on the better grassland and some neighbouring winter keep. I have invested in some more electric fencing equipment to help split up paddocks and keep ewes in, but grass is being eaten up quite quickly and […]