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There is a Chimera in the Pasture!

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Friday February 11, 2011   -   By Megan

This morning I found a set of twin calves in the pasture (growl). As I went in to check they got up and hurried over to mom. As they moved away from me I noticed that one was a bull calf and the other a heifer. That means there is a better than 90 percent...

New Calves

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Saturday February 05, 2011   -   By Megan

We had 2 calves born overnite both to first time heifers. I like to have the first timers in close just in case there are any problems. Both girls did fine and the calves were up and nursing really quickly. I can only recall having to help on one or two...

The Herbivore's Dilemma

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Tuesday February 01, 2011   -   By David

Herbivores have been under attack for centuries. Farmers and breeders have been doing everything in their power to convert them to grain. As a result, we have made the majority of our cattle and goats dependent on a high grain diet in order to perform...


Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Wednesday November 24, 2010   -   By Megan

Thank you all so much! This mare really is one in a million. Her colt by Behave Yourself Sir (Sir ReminicX Jessie of Snowy River by Conalynx) starts training in the spring and at 2 already has his mama's try. He's not Smoke, but he is going to be a heck of a...

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