One of the worst parts of raising cattle is calving in cold wet weather. Even when the mama cow is healthy and ready to take care of the calf the weather can have a big impact on the newborn. If the rancher can give the calf a colostrum supplement they can sure make a difference in bad weather.
Horse owners sometimes have to make adjustments to their equines diet when winter arrives. There are a few things you definitely need to consider when planning for the colder weather.
When I lost my dog Hank, the American Bulldog to old age I waited a few months before starting to think about bringing another dog to my home.
We love to support youth agricultural programs and love it twice as much when it's our own co-workers children. Below is a story written by Austin, son of Brenda, a fellow employee. He talks about showing his animals as well as showing along side his older sister. Thanks to Austin for sharing his story and photos!
I thought for years it would be silly to use a solar fencer when it's so easy to simply plug it in. Then I had a reason to need fencing in a remote location that had NO electric power anywhere close. I wasn't sure what I would do till I remembered those "silly" solar fencers.
Wood cutting is a tough job but one that many folks enjoy. What’s better than being outside preparing a renewable source of energy to heat your home or shop; or simply cleaning up a downed tree to enjoy later sitting around the fire pit.
Our co-worker Kristee had birds in her garden and wrote this blog article to tell us how to keep them out. You might have the same problem so this could save your produce.
I'm pleased to bring you this guest blog post by Charlie and Bernadette, our fellow employees. They have quite a following of Hummingbirds at their home. You can see from the photos and video below that their yard is super popular during the season.