My husband and I have one rule: what’s said while working cattle, isn't really how we feel. It is not uncommon for voices to be raised and a few choice words to go flying, but as soon as we walk out of the barn or leave the pasture, we've agreed to forget everything that was … Continue reading Couples that Farm Together, Stay Together: Preg Checking Cattle
Most of the time Mother Nature does her thing, but once in a while, we have to step in. Just this year, Jacob and I have started a new tradition on Sundays. He gets up a little earlier than normal to get pig chores done, and then we go to church together. After church, we … Continue reading Sometimes, We Have to Step In.
Here is an update on our expecting Angus mamas! This time of year in our line of work, because harvest is complete and snow is now on the ground, we take a moment (very short it seems, ha!) to enjoy the slower pace until the next phase in our farming operation begins. That moment will … Continue reading Baby Bump Alert! And It’s Not Who You’re Thinking