Moo goes the cow

Why is it that juvenile cows bunch together and follow me as I pass their paddock? Weird.

Today was another 26km from Huntly to Ngaruawahia and along River Road towards Hamilton, past all the multi-million dollar homes which overlook the Waikato River.

Far to say most of them are completely OTT (over the top) and ostentatious, but hey- each to their own I guess.

I have physio again tomorrow morning. The right shin is indeed playing up – ultrasound yesterday and probably more required. Fingers crossed I can complete the 21km through Hamilton to the Jamboree sight at Mystery Creek Event Centre tomorrow!

About Stuart Fleming

Just a guy who likes to walk and write.
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6 Responses to Moo goes the cow

  1. Karen Boyes says:

    did you have your shirt off???

    • No Mrs Boyes, I didn’t. You seem fixated with me taking my shirt off. I’m very much a sun-smart hiker, so long sleeves and collars are the order of each day. πŸ˜‰

      • Wayne and Liz says:

        Con gratulations so far on your achievments Stuart,Wishing you well and a Very Happy New Year,will follow your adventure with interest.
        Mellisa’s told us about what you are doing so we look forward to following your progress.
        We are mellisa’s Mum Liz and partner Wayne

      • Cheers guys! Being able to stay with Melissa was a real godsend. It’s the first time I’ve spent any length of time in Auckland – I’m starting to get my bearings of the city’s layout!

  2. I was on a farm on Christmas day too Stuart and took my camera into a field of 100 young cows, sat down, and waited. I was counting on their curious nature and sure enough they surrounded me and came in for a sniff. I got up slowly and walked around the perimeter of their paddock, with them following me like the Pied Piper. I guess their instinct as herding animals is to follow something that looks like a leader! Great fun until somebody steps in a fresh cowpat! πŸ™‚

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