I went out one day earlier this week to feed everyone and one of Ava's triplets (our newest goats born a few months ago) was stuck in the pasture fence as far from the house and barn as possible. She doesn't even have horns. She had stuck her head thru the cattle panel and, then, thru a smaller piece of fencing outside of the pasture fence. Between the two fences, she was tangled up pretty badly. Bless ‘lil Piper's heart...she had been stuck for a long time. She wasn't even able to make a sound (she'd lost her voice) and she was standing on her back legs, trapped, for God knows how long, so she was really wobbly. At first, I wasn't sure she was still with us by the way her head and neck we're hanging at such a weird angle. Panicked, but after checking on her, I had to trek back to the workshop to find wire cutters. I was able to finally free her. She could barely walk. These are the times that farming isn't easy. Keeping my head and not crying in the process is hard when one of my animals is hurting. Of course, this isn’t the first time someone has gotten stuck in the fence…I’m sure it won’t be the last time either.
So, what has been happening on your farm this week?
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