I Figured out the Barn!

I’m a very happy fellow these days. You see, I’ve just solved a three-year old dilemma that’s been aggravating me …

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Spring Grazing 2016

At this time last year our cows had been out on pasture for a little over a week. This year, …

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Cowhide Rug

If you are blessed with a better memory than mine then you may recall that I started to make a …

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Cow Snowday

The cows were out chasing each other around in circles in the new snow. Apparently kids will be kids, irregardless …

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Hello Feeder Calves

The cows and bull may be gone, but they’ve made way for this big group of feeder calves. Twenty eight …

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The Cow Obesity Epidemic

I’m beginning to think that there’s an obesity epidemic among the cattle here in Minnesota. I’ve spent some time at …

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Farewell Cow/Calf Herd

Today was a bit of a sad day. After hearing that we’d be doing the Saint Paul Farmers Market this …

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I’m Rolling, I’m Rolling, I’m Rolling on.

We’ve got our longstanding water woes pretty much licked around here. There are approximately 5400′ of new above-ground water lines …

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Cowhide

The time came this morning to take our cow Paint on a one-way trip to the butcher shop.  He was …

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Tire Tank

Just a year or so before we sold our farm in Missouri we installed a couple of neat livestock water …

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