Category Archives: Beef Cattle

Springtime chores

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A great day off

Most of my days are spent as a full time Emergency Room physician and I have to say, I feel truly blessed to be able to love both my job and my workplace. But everyone needs something to do on … Continue reading

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The Difference a (few) Days can Make…

In my last post, we were out late working to help keep a baby calf alive and well. So, I thought I would post an update on her health. She is doing great, up and about, and nursing on her … Continue reading

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A Different sort of Sunday

Many of you spent Sunday night either in service of our Lord or watching TV, while at my house we were out in field fighting the setting sun, working in mud, trying to help a baby calf that had gotten … Continue reading

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Teaching by example

It’s been a very busy summer on our farm. With 4-H projects, cousins coming to stay, cattle shows, sheep shows, young Farmer conferences, Hay to cut, fences to check, fish to catch this summer has flown by. And in the … Continue reading

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Pictures from the 4-H Beef Show

Well, we got a 5th and a 4th. Not to bad for our first state beef show. Ella did Great!!! Got second place in the skillathon (a really hard test about her knowledge of beef) and got 3rd premier exhibitor … Continue reading

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A showing we will go…

I used to wonder why TN Farm Bureau had an “age out” limit for their Young Farmers and Ranchers program, now I know. As Brian and I have gotten older (he turned the big 40 last month), we find that … Continue reading

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Spring time on the farm

So, with the onset of warmer weather, there is lots to do on our farm. Animals to feed, hay to cut, and catfish to feed. My daughters are working on breaking our show heifers, too. There are fences to fix … Continue reading

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Down but Not Out

We were blessed with a set of twin calves this year. But while the momma cow was having the second calf, the first was attacked by coyotes. She has had to overcome be dehydrated, weak, and a probable damage to … Continue reading

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Pictures from the farm

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