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Highland cross calf
Conducting the Symphony
May 26, 2017

Farmer Friday Managing a pasture based farm is much like conducting a symphony.  Rest, eat, rotate, rest, eat, rotate, with the…

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May 5, 2017

Farmer Friday Bull shit Wednesday morning after an hour and a half drive.  I stepped out of the car, and into…

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Heart Disease
April 28, 2017

22 Years Ago Monday April 24, 2017 marked 22 years since our father left this earth. On a particularly beautiful spring…

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Heifer Calf
April 21, 2017

Farmer Friday It’s Friday already!  This week was a whirlwind of activity.  This morning I found a heifer in labor, she…

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New Born Calves
April 14, 2017

Farmer Friday It’s been a great week!  I was kicked by a bovine yesterday morning, more about that later! Serving up…

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Calving season has started
First Calf
April 7, 2017

Farmer Friday Yesterday right in the middle of the rain storm our first calf of the year was born.  A healthy…

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Farmer Friday the last day of March 2017
Spring Snow
March 31, 2017

Farmer Friday This week flew by, but a lot was accomplished.  We started the week with snow on the ground that…

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Porky Pigs
Porky Pigs
March 30, 2017

After our first year with chickens, we thought it would be fun to raise a couple of porky pigs.  We planned…

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Farmer Friday the last day of March 2017
Farmer Friday Spring Into Action
March 24, 2017

Farmer Friday Spring has arrived, and I’m really starting to get around much better, my ankle is a bit sore, range…

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Farmer Friday: Plans Changed
March 17, 2017

Farmer Friday Just like that we went from sunny and warm, with grass growing, to buried under 24″ of snow.  It…

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