Category Archives: cow

Overhead shot of the farm

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Sent some beef to the sale

ALL by myself! 🙂 Gathered the whole herd yesterday and sorted out 4 cows and 4 bull calves. Our herd bull ‘Chief’ has only been here a few months and I don’t really know him that well yet, so when he decided to stay with the group, I didn’t force the issue. So far he …

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Wow what a weekend….

Saturday morning, I loaded Dusty and went to ride in the Relay for Life Benefit trail ride sponsored by the Cowboy Church of Marshall County. I *almost* left without a camera, but decided to try out a new harness that I bought from Amazon.com. The general idea is good, but being of the female persuasion, …

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Life on the farm – it’s a laugh a minute….

When I was coming back to the house from feeding kids and Buck this morning, I kept hearing a cow bellowing. Not the normal lowing that you hear from time to time, but the version of Bovine 911. My first thought was that someone was having a calf, and although it usually doesn’t work out, …

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Snow Day!!

The great Blizzard of 2011 struck last night and left the entire upper half of Alabama pretty much paralyzed. All roads are either closed or said to be impassable, and even the Governor is asking folks to just stay home. Handyman (my pet name for hubby) and I went out to feed this morning at …

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And everyone was nestled…..

all snug in their beds….. Some of the 30 baby goats all warm and toasty in their ‘kid box’. The weather forecast for tonight is anywhere from 3 to 10 inches of snow, ice and freezing rain. Unusual and unwelcome weather for NE Alabama, I can assure you. The horses, mule, donkey and goats are …

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