They’re gone!

We have turned out virtually all of our cows!  Yay!  This is our crew that helped Johnny, Vernon, and I push the last big bunch out Wednesday.  I had had a big trip to the dentist the day before… a … Continue reading

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