Category: Sustainable farming

PUSHY COW

gain By yesterday morning the sick pig was given an A- and by yesterday evening she was given an A+ and was back to shoving the others out of the way to get to her food. Her breathing is still a little laboured but…

FOG. RAIN. SNOW.

Yesterday the fog hung thick. Blanketing the earth for the whole day. Usually, a fog will lift in the late morning but yesterday we shoved through the sodden visible air for the whole day. 

THE WEST SIDE

The cows on the West side are more than happy with their big round bale. Stupid seldom leaves its side. Tia’s cousin. He is a beautiful animal. I had John place the round bale under the trees.  It is dry under there with not…

ONCE AGAIN

The farmy has a sunny day ahead. Plus a high that may just tip us above freezing. My arms ache from carrying buckets of water for the cows so I hope we can get the hoses out today.  Carrying water is hard work. 

COWS LIKE FOSSILS

After John and I had attended to some business in a nearby town we headed home to scoop the poop.

THE TONGUE

Do you see it? That little full-to-the-brim milk tongue. 

BLOWN AWAY

The wind is howling outside. It howled all yesterday too by the afternoon it was gale force and is holding. 

FLIP SIDE

TIMA and Tane were so fascinated by the calf getting his little horns removed that they lined up like kids at a movie watching under the door.

SO IT IS

BALING Twine is my friend.  So it is. 

INKY

INKY really is the most beautiful calf.  She is just so beefy. Lovely straight back, nice legs and a very sweet temperament to boot.