Feb 8th, 2017
Our friends the Hienlan Coos were out in strength this morning and in fact were pretty effectively blocking the path. They seem to have their calves at unusual times of the year (at least from my very limited farming knowledge – largely based on having read “The Children of Cherry Tree farm) – the top group suddenly acquired a little white faced calf back in October, and now the lower group near the hydro road suddenly have a little brown one which doesn’t look more than a few days old. That group are in with Billy the Bull at the moment, so doubtless more calves will be on their way soon.
Sadly, Billy is not a Highland bull but a Hereford (I think) so his half-breed offspring are likely going to end up as steaks on a plate in some upmarket Edinburgh restaurant.