calving





5/21/2014
Understanding and effectively executing a breeding program depends on understanding the calving cycle and when and how to dry a cow off in preparation of calving.
4/28/2014
Life on a family farm is never dull and full of surprises to keep a farmer on their toes.
5/24/2012
First time assisting in a bovine malpresentation, out in the pasture, surrounded by the herd
10/24/2011
Homesteaders become similar to the self-sustaining people in the Arctic as they spend each season preparing to have food, warmth and shelter for the entire year. It is gratifying to eat well and be comfortable because of our year-round efforts.
3/6/2011
A story about a baby calf born in the middle of a snow storm.
2/3/2011
Farm life is not always predictable, and some of the surprises turn out to be the most valuable lessons. This story from the ranch about some strong winter-born goats, a protective cow with motherly instincts, and a calf that’s making it against all odds will not only inspire you, but it may teach you something about the wonderful spirit of community support.  




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