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Naturally Grown Beef

Blog: Pitts High View Ranch   -   Friday June 14, 2013   -   By Jeanie

I will soon be posting some photos of our Limousin Cattle showing how content they are in there environment. We rotationally graze our herd and they are always content and stress free. Visitors always welcome.

Cattle on the Homestead

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Tuesday January 01, 2013   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

In a way, it’s inevitable.  When someone learns that I live and work on a farm, the first question is, “So, how many cows do you have?”  Or, “You guys have horses?”  These domestic animals have been an integral part of family farms for...


Blog: Bloom Where You're Planted Farm   -   Monday May 07, 2012   -   By Teresa

In the past five days, our farm family has grown by as many members. On Thursday evening our heifer Alice had her first calf, a little bull.  Alice had some trouble "letting down" her milk -- although her udder was full, the little guy wasn't...

Pigs need their vitamins too!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Thursday March 29, 2012   -   By Rowena

I was out this morning taking “little lady” our Berkshire pig a nice bowl of morning goodie s…cracked eggs, leftover cabbage, green beans and the harvest scraps from yesterday for her and she was spinning her 360s in excitement but she had to...

Livestock/pet UPDATE!

Blog: Lonesome Star Farm   -   Wednesday February 29, 2012   -   By Craig

  Heritage turkeys:  Preorder now!  Email for details.  Hope to be ready by December 2012.   Pets: Kunekune piglets projected to be available in late 2012 Miniature Jersey cows (for milk) projected to be sold in...

Do I have time to take a break?

Blog: Diamond S Herefords   -   Sunday September 25, 2011   -   By Robert

The weather is what farmers talk about I guess. I have been moving hand lines and mending fence all summer after work. It hasen't frosted here yet so the cows have there heads down out in the pasture. Done with the fairs. Winter hay is arranged, no calves due...

All Creatures Great and Small

Blog: The Shire   -   Friday May 06, 2011   -   By Laohaire

We raise several breeds of cattle for specific purposes, Sussex for draft, Irish Moiled for milk and beef, British White for beef, Guernsey for milk, and Red Angus for beef. We also have some truly rare breeds solely for conservation. Galloway, Devon, and...

Fixing Fences

Blog: Show Farm   -   Monday April 04, 2011   -   By Donny

This morning I had to repair the Pivot and 1/4 mile of fence. Some fool decided to drag race down the side road and ended up in the riverbed. Serves them right!  Looks like this place is going to open its gates by July. All the new foundations...

New Research Claims Roundup Ready Crops May Cause ...

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Monday February 28, 2011   -   By Megan

Here is an excerpt from Colleen Vanderlinden's article on Treehugger. Feb. 22, 2011 "Researchers claim Roundup Ready GE crops contain a previously unknown organism that has been shown to cause abortion in farm animals. The organism was detected only after...

More on Mouse

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Sunday February 27, 2011   -   By Megan

Mouse has been going with me in the truck like a big girl since she has her shots and is quite the character! She tries to do everything her mother does and then some. She already tries to work sheep and will be going to her new home in a couple of weeks....

Rain is coming

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Monday February 14, 2011   -   By Megan

With rain coming this week and new babies EVERYWHERE the next couple of days are going to get a bit hectic. All the puppies have to get moved into the barn, huts put out for the lambs in the pasture, jugs secured for any lambs that come during the rains. The...


Farm Pick-Up Today! Sat. Feb. 5th

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Saturday February 05, 2011   -   By Poly

Today marks another pick-up day at the farm. Open to registered farm members. Please bring your large coolers, try to carpool and wear flat shoes. Please, drive up and open and close the gate  behind you, we have livestock running free. ...

Become a Farmer of Choice

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Sunday January 30, 2011   -   By David

This is not a commodity! I recently read an article from Ag Web titled "Make Yourself a Farmer of Choice." When I saw the title I was intrigued as this particular website is focused on industrial agriculture and commodity products as far as I...

The intersting side effect of cyber-stalking.

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Saturday January 29, 2011   -   By Megan

Many of you are aware of the vicious attacks we have been enduring over the last few months, both directly and via the internet. There has been an interesting side effect from all of this. People who read the nasty posts don't believe them and come by to see...

Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms discusses grass-fed...

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Tuesday January 18, 2011   -   By Poly

Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms discusses grass-fed cattle

Shearing Day Farm to Table Feast

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Saturday January 15, 2011   -   By Megan

As many of you know we have an Open Farm Day and Educational Fair on shearing day every spring. This year we are adding a Farm to Table supper to our line up. Several of the chefs we supply as well as local produce growers have expressed interest in showcasing...

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...

Surprise Publication

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Thursday August 12, 2010   -   By Emily

I truly enjoy blogging here, and I get excited when people mention that they read my blog.  Knowing I have "fans" motivates me to post something when I otherwise wouldn't bother.  I am still thrilled to see my name on the LH homepage list...

Work Begins On Our Newest Pasture

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Tuesday August 03, 2010   -   By Chris

We've finally started work on our newest pasture.  This particular pasture is about 2/3 of a mile down the road...not far at all.  We've finally "tamed" the pasture that we acquired laste year--meaning all of the invasive trees have been...

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