Tag Archives: Cattle

Treating A Calf With Foot Rot

One of our young Hereford calves began limping this week.  As is often the case when a calf or cow is limping, the calf has foot rot.  It’s not the best picture but hopefully you can see the swelling and … Continue reading

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When Life Hands you… Open Cows

When we pregnancy checked our cows the day after Christmas we did not get good news.  Nearly 90% of our cows were called open.  UGH!!  This was a huge blow to us.  This meant that the calf crop we had … Continue reading

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Raising a Dairy Bottle Calf

The kids and I decided that they would raise some Holstein calves. So in February, we got three bull calves ranging in age from 3 days to 2 weeks.  We picked up the calves during a bitterly cold stretch.  Within a few days, … Continue reading

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Where In The World Are We?

Life continues to fly by whether we want it to or not. During the past five months, blogging has taken a backseat to so many other projects. I will try to catch you up to speed on some of these … Continue reading

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