Happy Birthday, Echo!

Welcome back! Do you know someone with a birthday today? I do! It’s Echo’s 3rd birthday today! She had her first calf when she was a little over 2 years old. She should have her new calf close to the end of the school year. She will be 3 years old when she has her…

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Hay Delivery

Welcome back! I hope you have enjoyed the nice weather we have been having. We’ve been getting some things done around the farm because it’s so nice outside. I thought today would be a good day to answer some of the questions you’ve sent me. No, we don’t have a daddy cow. A daddy cow…

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Animals Grow, Too!

Welcome back! Your teacher told me that you learned about bullies last Friday. I’m so glad! People can learn to be kind to each other, but there are times when animals can’t. When that happens at our farm we have to send the animal away to another farm. We had a rooster named Charlie who…

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New Cow Shelter

Welcome back!Wow! That was a big wind storm we had last night! I hope everything is okay at your house and school. We didn’t have any problems here because we have already prepared for winter. This is the new cow shelter!It faces south because during the winter the wind blows snow and cold from the…

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Animal Feeders

Welcome back! I hope you had a nice Thanksgiving! We did. Just in case you are wondering, we did not eat our turkeys. They are all still living on the farm. We also have a crazy chicken living on our farm!She likes to sleep by the back door every night.She doesn’t like to sleep in the coop…

Cows

Remi is getting bigger! We had to get a larger halter for him. This one is a bit too big, but I’m sure it won’t be long before it fits him. We’re pretty sure Echo is settled. She should calve in February. There’s something calming about tending livestock. It makes life so ‘real’ for me….