After a full week of school socialising, the team were less than thrilled with early weekend starts as we commenced the Bottle Tree branding. In hindsight, with an exhausted work force we should have delayed branding a week. Cows however were badly in need of some parasite treatment with ticks causing havoc on cows already weakened by a less than ideal season.
Fortunately though, Bottle Tree received nearly three inches of rain over the month of November, and so is showing a green pick which will hold cows over another month.
These new baby Brangus calves the result of embryo-work earlier in the year.
Not quite sure what the above situation is all about. Twins, or more likely a rather confused young mother.
It was a hot weekend. Staff enjoyed a welcome dip in Nanny's pool at the end of both work days.
A gas leak to the branding furnace caused a delay in proceedings with all happy to sit out while Dad actioned repairs.
A sleep-in this morning, and some friends coming for a sleep-over tomorrow has everybody feeling a little more festive today.