They have been so terribly naughty this summer. It gets so embarrassing with the neighbors! If I don't pay enough attention to them, Burrito bashes his head against the pasture gate repeatedly until it breaks loose or he can slip through. Lately, it is the board on the barn that the gate latches into that rotted and broke through. My helper Conor and I fixed it last Saturday and so far, so good--the burros have stayed in.
On the same day, Conor helped me put up fence panels in a new area for the buck Apollo. Poor Apollo is in major rut, all stinky and hormonal. I had him tethered out to eat weeds, but now he is in his own mini-pasture under the trees with a girlfriend or two. He is so much happier now. I had to shut all the windows on that side of the house, though. Breezes drenched with his stench were wafting fairly powerfully