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.
This past weekend I was looking through older photos with my daughter, Savannah, to find a specific one that I needed (because we have something exciting in the works!). She spotted a few photos of her in our old milking parlor with her uncle, Jacob, from when she was about 2. [Now, if you are … Continue reading FAQs from a 5 Year Old: Dairy & Beef Cattle