Happy Monday! Welcome to the Week 3 post on our 2019 Calving Season. Please be sure to check out Week 1 and Week 2 of our 2019 Calving Season. Week of Monday, May 13th – Sunday, May 19th Monday, May 13th - Thursday, May 16th - Very quiet. No activity on the farm in terms of calves being born. Lots of calves playing in the field! Friday, May 17th - While … [Read more...] about Observations from THE PASTURE: Week 3 – 2019 Calving Season
Happy Mother's Day! We had a very busy Mother's Day weekend on the farm. We had five calves born over the weekend and seven calves born in total over our second week of calving. Be sure to check out our: Observations from THE PASTURE: Week 1 – 2019 Calving Season and on to...... Observations from THE PASTURE: Week 2 of the 2019 Calving Season. Week of … [Read more...] about Observations from THE PASTURE: Week 2 – 2019 Calving Season
Finally. Our very first calving season is officially over. The majority of our calves were born in May but we had two late-calvers: one on June 13th and the last calf born on July 9th. For the last few weeks I have been trying to get an updated photo of each calf but they are quick, sneaky and camera shy little buggers. Without further ado, we introduce the Wood Farm 2014 … [Read more...] about Introducing the Wood Farm 2014 Calf Lineup!
Colostrum - the first milk a calf receives from a cow after being born - is absolutely critical for the health of a newborn calf and even more so for calves with a traumatic delivery. Colostrum is often referred to as "liquid gold" and for good reason. This milky substance is full of vitamins, minerals, fats, carbohydrates and … [Read more...] about Colostrum: aka “Liquid Gold”