So they decided it would be as good a place as any to put a dam, so it has two methods of filling, one from the natural spring and one from the rainwater runoff, a win-win situation really.
They called in the excavator and he dug a test hole, which once he broke through the hard crust, struck water underneath.
This is what it looked like by the end of the day.
This is what it looked like this morning, with water filling from the spring.
The sheep will no doubt soon be down to check it out, do a taste test on the water and probably camp next to their new paddock addition.