All done with this cutting. 165 (or was it 166?) bales stacked in my barn. 165 bales stacked in my neighbor's barn. I am thrilled! It is beautiful, no rain, leafy green, no pesticide/herbicide/or any other kind of -cide hay. Can I hear a yeehaw?
Everybody was baling like crazy this week. There were hay wagons going by filled to the rim, and of course the driver would wave in commiseration/camaraderie. The time the truck went by with the trailer of 5 or 6 round bales, we knew that wave was full of gloating. I could almost hear the guy saying, "Suckers!" Round bales are much less physical work. The small squares like we bale are very labor intensive, with each bale being handled probably four or five times by the time it is stacked in the barn.
My favorite shirt worked like a charm! I may need to just cut off that one hem though. It separated again. Now to see if my sewing will make it through the wash!