Sunday, August 28, 2011

Black and white walk

Yesterday afternoon when I headed out for a walk my son drew my attention to the cows bums facing us along the feed bins.  I am so easily distracted from serious exercise.  In the time it would have taken me to walk at a half decent pace around the farm loop, I took photos.  I will try to do better this afternoon but no promises.

Busy cows, heads down:


bums up:

Then I got too close and had to beat a hasty retreat before I disturbed them.

Walk totally forgotten, I went to have a look at the calves.  My daughter-in-law does a fantastic job of rearing the calves each year.  They looked at me with interest but not a lot of enthusiasm - they know I'm not the one who feeds them.

Except this one who seems startled by the sight of me.

While I was in the area - and there were no cows being milked - I decided to go for a couple of shots of inside the milking shed.



And now I'm off for that walk.  No, seriously, I am.

5 comments:

  1. This is your excuse for not walking??
    Well... I think it's a great one.
    Look at all the wonderful photos you took for this post. I love them in black and white.
    I think the empty milking barn photos are so interesting.
    My favorites, though, are the calves.

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  2. Hello Pauline,

    Oh these cow photo's are great in black and white. Just love the first two shots.
    Happy days.
    Bev.xoxo

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  3. You live in a busy place - such a lot of mooooving around to eat and be milked.

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  4. I hope you are walking while i am typing because i am not walking and i should be. do enough for both of us. I LOVE the butt shot, my favorite and those adorable and sweet little faces, i would never be walking except to walk near enough to take photos.

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  5. I know what you mean. The camera seriously slows me down. On the other hand it makes it a lot more fun to go for a walk at all!

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