I love calving season. I love hearing the soft moos as the mamas clean off their new calves, and I love watching the week old calves as they run and jump and play. We have around 90 calves on the ground with just over 100 to go. So far we've had twins, a blizzard, and… Continue reading The most wonderful time of the year
A heifer calving on a sunny day? Blasphemy. Miraculously, one of Cody's heifers finally calved, and on a warm sunny day to boot. We were starting to worry because they were due March 1st and nobody had any babies on the ground, but it turns out they're just baking them for a little bit longer.… Continue reading First calf of the year!
I think the men were 'working on it' to please me, and fully expected to scrap the whole pathetic thing once my excitement wore off. Now all that's left is to put in the floor and hammer up some new tin along the long walls. I hardly wait to finish it up, but I can wait til the temperature doesn't have a negative sign in front of it.
Whether you’re patiently awaiting the arrival of your first milk cow calf, or you’re gearing up to calve out hundreds of beef cattle, it’s always helpful to get a refresher before the inevitable organized chaos.