Here’s the cold, hard fact: we are not doing our jobs well when it comes to selectively breeding our livestock. In general, we are creating a gene pool of weak, needy, hard keeping animals. Doing so serves our soft-hearted idealism and shallow desires in the short run, but it does nothing but harm in the […]
Overcoming fear can seem impossible at times, especially for a child. However, there are ways that you can help your child conquer their fear of riding and give them the reins to success!
In this post I discuss the different options for castration of bull calves and a funny story about our first attempts.
…and then there was that time we brought home our feeder pigs and they got scared and ran right out the barn door that we’d forgotten to close. Oh, sure. It’s funny now. Read the story of how we finally caught up with them.
I don’t know many people in real life who have cows. A few acquaintances, but no good friends with whom I can talk regularly about cows. Like many of my interests, I turn to blogs to find like-minded people who are happy to talk non-stop about cows, manure, hay, minerals, pasture, milking schedule and bottle-feeding […]
Sprouting fodder is something farmers have been done for generations. Fodder is defined as food, especially dried hay or feed, for cattle and other livestock. Sprouting fodder growing the fodder and allowing the livestock to eat it at a young stage. This feeding technique can offer a varied diet for livestock at a fraction of […]