It was a lot of work for our team to remove the free stalls and mattresses - and to be careful with them because we're going to reuse them. Then we brought in a local company to do the cement work. This was yesterday:
And 24 hours later, the cement is removed, and the curb is halfway done.
We're doing half of the barn at a time. They are moving quickly. And ...
It's not bad outside, either.
Also, Kris and Jake were putting the calves from last year out on pasture while I was running by. Three ran through the fence and I ran to help get them back in. Running after cattle is so different than running on the road. First, sprint to the right spot. Second, crawl under a fence. Third, race a heifer so she doesn't go into the woods to be lost forever. Fourth, hop a stream to herd them in the right direction. Fifth, get manure (or mud) on your shoes. It's hard to tell without smelling them. Repeat steps 1-5. Sixth, ask Kris for a ride home because after all of that, you're late!
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