Hinding their own business ||

The deer have started calving. They like peace and quiet and take themselves off to the far reaches of the hill. We tend not to get involved so for us it's a bit of a watch and see, but we've glimpsed the first few at foot. The grass is the biggest battle as the sun has scorched the earth (not that we didn't love it for other reasons!) so we have to manage where they are grazing to make sure there is enough nutrition for the nursing mums. The boys - pictured - are enjoying their bachelor pad-dock