Keeping a Family Cow and Raising Calves on a Small Farm

Learn about feeding cows, breeding cattle, calving and raising calves in this excerpt from John and Sally Seymour's book detailing their experience on a self-sufficient smallholding. This chapter excerpt was originally published as "Farming for Self-Sufficiency: Independence on a 5-Acre Farm" in the May/June 1974 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS. The text is copyright 1973 by John and Sally Seymour.

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