'Cuteness' has no place on a real farm - lucky we don't have one
On a farm (even just a pretend one like ours), there are always arrival and departures (see Sheep Diaries: The day has come).
But Sunday was a particularly auspicious one in this respect. It saw the arrival of two Lowline Angus steers (boys with their bits removed), in a sophisticated shade of brown, with a hint of burgundy. They came from Dannevirke, bought from a bit of character named Bear.
We awaited their arrival with anticipation, but were not prepared for the cuteness on the trailer. I know, I know ... farm animals are not supposed to be cute. But just look at these little fellas!
Of course, like all farm animals they have a purpose. They will follow the sheep around and deal with the longer grass that the sheep leave behind. And also ...