This winter is a bit special and it has nothing to do with the cattle. This winter - 2019/2020 - will be the last winter before our BABY starts school. School?! Oh my...where have the years gone? Our youngest is often on herd check duty with mama, while big brother is at school. I was talking with my mom recently and she reminded me to enjoy this season in life, because a … [Read more...] about Little Farm Hand and Herd Checks with Mama on the Cattle Farm
Farm Family Life
Happy New Year 2020! We wish all of our readers (and critters) a very Safe, Happy, and Productive 2020 on the cattle farm! A lot has happened in our lives over the last decade. August 2010 - We got married in a beautiful field in Montana. May 2012 - Found out we were expecting baby #1. Still living and working in Montana. Early-August 2012 - Jer … [Read more...] about Happy New Year 2020 from our Cattle Farm to Yours!
Calving season is by far the most anticipated season on the farm. We have had 6 calving seasons so far. The wonder at watching new life come into the world never ceases to amaze us. I have been blessed to witness many births over the years. Most of the time, I am alone but a few times, I have had the boys with me. What an experience and education for them! And, this past … [Read more...] about Tales from the Cattle Farm: “The calf is coming!”
We run a cattle farm in Northern Maine. Our neck of the woods is frequented by many wild critters - big and small. Of all our wildlife visitors, one stands out as arguably the most majestic and massive. The MOOSE. I love and respect wildlife, don't get me wrong. BUT....for any farmer that uses fences and would like to see those fences upright and not laying on the ground, … [Read more...] about Tales from the Cattle Farm: “Moose breaks gate, and the cows think it is fate!”
From our farm and family to yours, we wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving! This Thanksgiving, we reflect on all that we are thankful for - our family, our health, our friends and also, on how fortunate we are to be living our dream - running a cattle farm. Running a cattle farm is not always sunshine and rainbows, but we always try to find the silver lining in ALL of … [Read more...] about Happy Thanksgiving 2019!