Tag Archives: Dairy farming

…and Disappointment Follows

My excitement over the arrival of the turkey chicks yesterday was dampened by their non-arrival. Mike even went to the Post Office to pick up some other parcels and inquired about them. Nope. They got in chickens, ducks, and geese … Continue reading

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City Girl Images of a Real Farm

At Christmas, a friend gifted Mike with twenty Broad Breasted Bronze turkey chicks, eventhough he knows we have never raised fowl of any kind. Mike did a quick study online to learn everything he could and discovered, for example, that a round brooder … Continue reading

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Calves on a Shoestring

Okay. So Mike and I have decided we like this calf-raising adventure we are in. There are drawbacks, to be sure, but for the most part, it is something that Mike is capable of and I have learned I have an affection for. … Continue reading

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Babying the Bottle Babes

Baby did not make it. He died in his sleep while I was subbing at the elementary school. I was heart broken, but knew there was nothing more we could have done. It is common to lose young calvesdue to shipping sickness or … Continue reading

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Ah, Those Calf Babies!

I had a wonderful weekend visiting my family for the wedding and spending time with my grandsons. They are growing up so fast! I look forward to the day when they are old enough to spend some time with us … Continue reading

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See Spot.

If you noticed in today’s recipes, I still have not included a recipe for Burgoo. I will. The recipe makes hundreds of gallons, so must be adjusted to a smaller portion. Be patient. It’s coming! I just got back from … Continue reading

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