Lifting, transporting two hay bales at a time

Topsy Farms was able to make about 1750 large round hay bales this year, each weighing between 800 to 1000 lbs. Each one is plopped in the field where the baler rolled it out, so they are scattered over about 40 fields, varying from 3 to almost 70 acres. All the bales...

Loading the hay wagons, one bale at a time

Ian is able to transport 29 round bales of hay at a time from the fields to where they are to be stored. He puts 28 on the wagons, two abreast and two high, and one on the rear tractor tines. He locates the wagons in a field on high ground (as we’ve had a fair amount...

Herding the Weaned Lambs

The lambs have been weaned from the ewes. They no longer need the milk and they can be rough on the mamas. The ewes need a break. They need to have some peaceful grazing, to rebuild their strength before starting the cycle again. This way we ensure we can maintain a...