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We started this season by making sure all the equipment was ready and in tip top shape well before hand. Grass is tall and we had lots of wet warm weather looks like haying season is going to be productive! All the local cattle farmers started mowing so we watched the weather forecast. It called for three days of intermittent showers so we waited for our window of opportunity. On the third day it looked like we might have a chance so we took a gamble and decided to mow a small field close by into square bales for the barn. One hour into mowing the mower breaks ! I limp home take it apart and repair it 2 1/2 hrs later back at it . Meanwhile a thunder storm passes by but doesn't hit us . Ted the hay the next morning all good . Head to the field 3 rd day to check hay. Weather calling for rain later in the evening . Hay is dry all good get out newly rebuilt Massy 25 hay rake one and a half passes around the field and one of the new non inflation tires parts company with the rim . So rush back home again set up the haybob to rake the field . Then get out the baler and start baling hay its so thick takes 4 hrs to bale 3 1/2 acres and produces 350 bales just get it home and in the barn the rain starts again 2 days later its still raining ! Never a dull moment on a horse farm
 

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That sounds about right for around here.
 
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