With a good season behind us, the calves are well and truly ready to be weaned from their mothers. The last week or so has seen the team at ‘Boogalgopal’ mustering and drafting out weaners. The calves look brilliant and are adapting well to being confined in the yards for some closer contact.
Drafting begins in the Top Boogalgopal Yards
Lunch time at the Top Yards
Mustering breeders in Lockhardt paddocks
A mob rests in the spotted gum on the way to the Main Yards
Dingo Hole Paddock being mustered in to the Main Yards
Drafting weaners at the Main Yards
Counting out weaners from the Charbray paddocks
Janelle and Prue come across to the yards to check out the calves
Back Creek Greys come into the Main Yards
Last of the mob is moved into the yards to start drafting
Looking into a fresh yard of weaners
Dan lets Back Creek out to their paddock
Mustering continues with a foggy morning start as Tex brings in the Grey Stud paddock
9.00am and the fog is still hanging in the paddocks. As a mixed mob of greys and reds approach the holding paddock to the Main Yards, freshly weaned mothers ‘patrol’ the fences !!
Reds on the way back to their paddock
Lance brings in another single sire mob
The yards are beginning to get a bit dusty as Lance counts out a mob of fresh weaners
Loading the feeders- a daily job
Where oh where can my baby be ?
Dusk descends – the end of another day
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