Spring trail

It is time FINALLY to turn the cows out to graze…and we’ve been doing exactly that the past three days.  It is a time-consuming process.  Step One is gathering the pasture they are in and often keeping them in a … Continue reading

Scrambled

I have been very lazy with entries lately…and even reading my last one, I can tell how tired I was!  I remember falling asleep as I typed.  Late nights, early mornings, feeding, and getting extra kinds of exercise are taking … Continue reading

Yawn…

My evening shift at 10 pm has often turned into expeditions lasting until midnight or 1 am.  This morning it was EXTREMELY  difficult to pull myself out of bed!  After my short walk, I turn on the unstable light for … Continue reading

Calving Season

It has arrived.  Our first babies have hit the ground.  What follows will be restless nights and multiple trips to the calving shed.  We have a pretty good setup here for calving.  To the east side of my yard sits … Continue reading

Preparations

The past few days have been filled with preparations.  We begin our calving season soon.  Our first due date will be on the 23rd, so we are trying to get ready.  The days have been extraordinarily nice with the temperature … Continue reading