Every Living Thing

The photo challenge from Weekly Prompts, the site I share with GC is Ruling the Roost. Re-blogging my animal themed post from a couple of years ago fits this challenge quite nicely.

Nan's Farm-Inside Out

 All Creatures Great and Small-Part Two

Nosey Cows

Muck Spreading

Living where we do in the middle of a field, and a distance from the village means we don’t have mains drainage; we have a septic tank (AKA the cesspit). The tank is emptied by the city council on a yearly basis. One year, however, during muck spreading season, my late husband got it into his head that instead of using manure, he could use the contents of the domestic septic tank.

His farmer friend also thought it was a good idea and together they set about draining the tank into the spreaders, after which both men cheerfully set off to cover the fields (Always double trouble when those two got together). Unfortunately, neither of them had given any serious thought to spreading directly from a domestic tank. Therefore it came as something of a shock to them to discover on their…

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