Farm Life Archives - West Wind Acres
Farmer Friday
West Wind Acres Defined
June 16, 2017

Farmer Friday Definitions Food can be quite confusing, there are many “labels”, some are honest, others deceitful, each consumer, and farmer…

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Grass-fed Beef
It all about the Beef
June 9, 2017

Farmer Friday It’s All About the Beef Why do we spend so much time moving our beef cattle?  Why does it…

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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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BULL SHIT!
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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Arterialmotives
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
Pulling!
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
Kicked!!
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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