And, is there anything better than going to a family Christmas and hearing about how much far-away family members love to read your blog and in addition, how much they’re learning? That’s really making my Christmas merry.
As for the broken items: they’re going to rebuild the metal frame for the manure scraper. If it were a busy time of year (like the three other seasons during calving, planting, and harvesting) we would buy a new metal frame or have a fabrication company build it. However, since it broke during a slow time, we have enough hours in the day to make another one.
They had to order the belt for the feeder and it should be here this week. So the cows will be able to eat more, faster. Something I know we all mastered during the holiday meals. More sugar, anyone?