Our guest writer, Jessica, works as a Milk Tester in Vermont and spends time on both organic and conventional dairy farms. Although she says there are differences she points out how many similarities there are in raising calves!
A couple of times now I’ve heard people say that only bulls have horns. The second time it was a radio announcer. I thought I better write a post to explain that some cows have horns…. and some bulls don’t! Read more over at Eight Acres.
How can such a simple meal effect our environment, community, economy, and our bodies? Here is just one little sampling along with a recipe for the preparation of a delicious and nutritious meal.
If you are wanting to teach your children (or other adults for that matter) how to milk an animal but don’t want to stress your animal or “churn butter in the utter,” take a look at this inexpensive method to teach them. Even if you don’t have an animal lactating at the moment, they can […]
Is it your dream to buy a family milk cow? Or even a herd? Maybe you’ve got a cow or two and you’ve been thinking of selling. There’s always some risk to buying and selling these beautiful creatures, but with a few simple guidelines, you can learn when to buy and sell them for the […]
One of our bigger goals was to raise our own grass fed and grass finished beef. That seemed like a far off dream more than a goal. Turns out that it was much closer than we ever thought. It started out when our friend decided to buy a couple of Jersey steers to raise for […]