Feeding Calves on our Farm

Feeding Calves on our Farm

Feeding the calves was my first duty, which I loved, when I came to this farm 38 years ago (as a college student looking for a farm job—but that’s another story!).  We fed whole milk, from bottle or bucket, to calves in individual hutches or pens, transitioning to...
Spring grazing management

Spring grazing management

Here are the cows in April a couple years ago, gleaning some new green growth in an large paddock that had winter stack manure applied. Spring at last We’ve been thankful for signs of spring at last, but it sure comes in fits and starts this year, doesn’t it? As I...