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Making haylage

July 26th, 2013

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Haylage all done too ! First, the grass is put into rows and then made into bales …..

Facebook video

July 25th, 2013

Go to our facebook page to see the video of our silage been rolled and sorted to keep the air out.

The pit is covered !

July 25th, 2013

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Finally a huge plastic sheet is rolled over the top and tyres placed on it so that fermentation can begin !! Good job well done by James Forrest Ltd !

The pit is rolled.

July 25th, 2013

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Then the grass is put into the correct place and rolled to make sure all the air is squeezed out.

Silage goes into the pit .

July 25th, 2013

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Farmer Tom tipping the grass into the silage pit.

Chopping silage

July 25th, 2013

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Then The Chopper hoovers up the grass and blows it into a trailer to take it back to the farm …..

Silage making.

July 25th, 2013

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First the grass is cut and put into rows …..

A kiss for Jeni.

July 25th, 2013

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Another cow moves in for a kiss off of Jeni !

 

Cuddly cow !

July 25th, 2013

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One of the cows over for a wee pat and a cuddle from Gavin !

Jeni goes for a swim .

July 25th, 2013

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We have been having extremely good weather lately !

Here’s Jeni playing in a paddling pool. She slept for 2 days afterwards !!

 

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