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Ladies in waiting…

Thistle Hill Farm - Ladies in waiting... Photo by Carolyn Matthews

…have been moved to the pasture closest to the house where we can keep an eye on them.

It’s interesting that none of the cows in this picture is actually grazing…they’ve all adopted that far-off stare of cows waiting for birth. That event begins in just a few days!

Keeping an eye on them has suddenly taken on added meaning. Two nearby farms have been struck by cattle rustlers and we’ve all gone on alert.

With the number of expert marksmen on these farms, the rustlers are playing a dangerous game. Son Church, while standing in front of our house, once hit a fox 300 yards away running across this very pasture.

     


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