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The Bull: Trog and Other Animals

We were now ready, in Darrell’s opinion, to purchase the bull. He was an old boy but still up to the job and most importantly quiet. Our newly installed loading ramp was not required as the bull was walked around … Continue reading

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The Yards: Trog and other Animals

Over the next couple of weeks the work continued. Once we had our uprights the holes were dug and the posts placed in them. Rocks were found and jammed in at the base and then ramming earth around them packing it … Continue reading

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Finding Donkeys: Trog and Other Animals

Rod was still determined to get a couple of donkeys and the donkey woman from Krambach had told him that she knew of an Irishman who had a couple for sale on a property slightly to the east. Krambach was … Continue reading

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Heifers, cows and calves: Trog and other Animals

The next farm animals to come were the cows.  Firstly two heifers which we named Flossie, a black and white fresian and Blackie, another dairy breed. Then Darrell took us to the Taree Sale yards. Here we had our first … Continue reading

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