Friday, April 30, 2010

On the move

to the barn

Plan A:
using the passover and taking a corner to the holding area

Plan B start at the back

A little push from the loader

Straight ahead

Rolling towards the goal

A final push

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Solar Panel

Solar panels, they are starting to appear at several places

Tuesday, April 27, 2010


Last Saturday she was throwing sticks in the water

Fishing up some algae


Having a great time

Monday, April 26, 2010


Wilma was asked if she thought her dad was surprised.
She said it was about a 75% surprise

But Cor was 100% happy

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Countryside Camp Clean-up

We were asked to bring our boots to work around the pond

Lots of "fisherman"

Boys cabins in the background


Saturday, April 24, 2010

The first crop

Done stone picking :)

It took only one day

So many trees...

... and flowers budding

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Hoof trimming

Early in the morning the cows look happy

While I was taking some cow pictures a goose flew by

Dale came to trim hooves yesterday and today

Tuesday, April 20, 2010


Sometimes we look at all the people working at the farm
and it is amazing how many are employed at our place these days.

Monday, April 19, 2010


Smoke usually looks closer then it is

There was a lot of traffic on the side-road
We also went to check it out

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Band Practice

First time for Marc to be part of a band
Practice after church for tonight
We're doing small groups with DVD 6 weeks in a row

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Fenced in and out

A fence is being erected around the creek and gravel pit at the neighbours.
Cattle will be fenced in and us out of the gravel pit.
Too bad, I like to walk there.

Friday, April 16, 2010


Slowly the field is turning brown

No compaction with the hoses

Thursday, April 15, 2010


First making neck ties with numbers and sensor

Get them on some dry cows

Out to pasture

Wednesday, April 14, 2010


Olga & Marc took turns cultivating the field

Tuesday, April 13, 2010


The natural smelly kind

Monday, April 12, 2010

The kitchen table

It's the heart of our home, where Olga is learning how to crochet and I'm looking up all the references in my bible from the conference.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Tight Fit

Making room for the robot

The robot has holes on top for a forklift

Temporarily in the shed, it was very tight through the door

Friday, April 9, 2010


We have a little "hiccup" in the weather

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Making Room

The cows look out at the addition for the robot

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Drayton Farm show

For the boys the farm show is all about big machinery

Sitting in the tractors

This year the biggest draw is the Milking Robot