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Oxen alternative to beef

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Tuesday June 14, 2011   -   By Mary

The use of cattle for beef and dairy is not unusual in Colorado, but the training of oxen for draft and pleasure is.   Oxen are typically employed on the Eastern seaboard, while mules have been popular a long time in the South.   Here in the west...

Big Daddy

Blog: Cowmomma's Cupboard   -   Wednesday October 20, 2010   -   By Cowmomma

This year's calving season is running later than usual.  Most of the time, all our babies have arrived before the leaves start to turn.  We bred back more heifers this year though, which makes for a less predictable calving schedule as the young...

Industrial Agriculture showcased in the Smithsonia...

Blog: Double Check Ranch   -   Tuesday June 01, 2010   -   By Sarah

An article from a recent Smithsonian (thanks Mama for the subscription!) issue -- " Breeding the Perfect Bul l" highlights exactly what I abhor about industrial agriculture.   For those who follow the link, I jumped to page 4 of the article...

Racing Like the Wind!

Blog: Cowmomma's Cupboard   -   Sunday January 25, 2009   -   By Cowmomma

AH..... Sunday afternoon.  My secret vice- movies on Lifetime Movie Channel.  Yesterday I was in the middle of a nice, juicy one when my husband came rushing in and yelled, "Baroness got out when I was feeding them and she's running wild, and...

MIss Cali Rae, Media Sensation

Blog: Cowmomma's Cupboard   -   Friday January 23, 2009   -   By Cowmomma

Imagine my amazement when I opened my newsletter yesterday, and there was my baby girl, Cali Rae- bucking the lights out.  I figure there are going to be folks out there who are not familiar with bucking bred cattle and so am posting this entry to make...

Bandit Goes Bobsledding

Blog: Cowmomma's Cupboard   -   Monday January 19, 2009   -   By Cowmomma

When you live in Northern Michigan, everyone from rancher to bull suffers a bit of cabin fever come January.  We all start looking for things to do that are compatible with snow to entertain ourselves, get some exercise and have a few laughs.  Our...


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