Wednesday 16 May 2018

Farmland at the Houhora Heads


This is Autumn in the far north of NZ. Houhora Heads is on State Highway 1 on the way to Cape Reinga. An old water hole sits in this paddock for the cattle to drink out of.

Unfortunately here in NZ there are various farms that are in a bad way, some sort of virus is affecting cows so sadly they have to be destroyed. It must be terribly stressful financially to have this happen.

As for us, we may have some news to share shortly...

10 comments:

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

I did some googling after reading your post. The disease mycoplasma sounds awful. I hope they are able to contain it.

Billy Blue Eyes said...

That is a very pretty area

Anonymous said...

Amazing view! Sad to know about the disease that destroys the cows...

local alien said...

Mighty scene. The green grassy paddock and sea in the distance. Thank you

carol l mckenna said...

Beautiful scenic photo ~ so sorry about the cows ~ let's hope this straightens out soon.

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Sharon said...

That is awful about the cattle. That has to be devastating to the farmers. Beautiful scene!

William Kendall said...

Great view.

Fun60 said...

I hadn't heard about that virus. It must be a huge worry for farmers. I am intrigued to hear your news.

Rhonda Albom said...

I see a lot of these in the paddocks. A shame about the mycoplasma bovis as it looks like it's spread too far to contain.

NatureFootstep said...

great view but would be nicer with heaƶth cattle in it. :)

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