Tag Archives: Holstein

Living in the Desert

Sometimes it is hard to decide what to write about in the blog. I wonder if I bore you with my ramblings or whether you find a bit of “country” education in them. Today is one of those days. I … 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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Beware of Cattle Crooks

Today is a brand new day and I am feeling a little less cranky. Only a little. Thank you for understanding. The weather turned off cold yesterday afternoon and although it is still spitting snowflakes, we only got a dusting of … Continue reading

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Don’t Fence Me In

We made some of our first sales and trades this past month, just in time for Christmas. While I was saddened to see them go, our “babies” are going to good homes. Frick and Frack were traded to a dairy … Continue reading

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Wild Thoughts about Calves- (or I think I need more coffee this morning)

I woke up this morning with just of hint of new daylight streaming through the window and the sound of a flock of Canada geese honking as they flew overhead. Outside, the grass was nearly white from the heavy frost … 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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