Tag Archives: pasture

The Trouble With Cows

Since the lambing went so smoothly this spring, the cows decided to step up to the plate and keep us stressed and busy. In early April, Clementine, who is our one Guernsey and our largest cow, was discovered during morning … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Mud

It has been a very wet year, and on top of that, the early winter was unseasonably warm. Our soils don’t drain well, so our place was a muddy cesspool from November until early January. The pigs were impossible to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Wrapping Up 2021

I know it is only November, but for us, it feels like the year is drawing to a close. We are wrapping up our fences and water hoses to store for winter. The garden is harvested, the barn is ready … Continue reading

Posted in Sheep | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Mud is Gone and Spring is Blooming

In my last post, everything was mud. Not long after, we were able to get the animals out on grass, moving them through the pasture. There were a few more encounters with mud, since that is how the spring weather … Continue reading

Posted in cows, Sheep, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment