Category : Cows

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If I love the simple life so much, why did I think it was such a smart idea to throw cows into the equation? One of the most dreaded days on a farm is the day you wean the babies from their mothers.  It is an ordeal, to say the least.  Ear plugs will be …
  Mornings have a habit of starting way too early for my comfort. Like around 1:30 in the morning. Around this time, our old German Shepherd started barking. Now, you have to understand – she is just about blind and is as deaf as a post, but still, she stood at the back door, straining …
They say, “Curiosity killed the cat.” They say, “Cows are stupid animals.” They say, “Put down old tires by the fence. Cows won’t step on them.” Who the heck is ‘they’ anyway? Whoever ‘they’ are, it’s obvious they have never owned an animal in their life, much less cows. In our never ending fence battle, …
For one of us, the world awakened in the pitch of night, and welcomed by the ominous sounds of a Choir. It wouldn’t have been so bad, except that Bottle Rocket decided to wander to the far end of the pasture to finally give in and give birth. We had been keeping an eye out …
No matter how well you plan, how many notes you make and how you figure the situation, Mother Nature always has a way of overruling. In the past, we have tried to ‘schedule’ our breeding program so that calves will begin arriving in January and February. The thought behind this is that the calves will …
  There is one in every crowd – or rather, herd. As for the cows on Paradise, that One is Annabelle. It was time for Black Bart to go home. Or, at least, to his other home. Bart is a ‘shared’ bull. He actually belongs to Danny, or neighbor, but when he was born, it …
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