Category Archives: Beef Cattle

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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A picture worth a thousand words

Today has been a bit different. The change in my day job to full time Emergency Room Doc has let me spend more time on our farm, and today I got to help with taking our pork and beef to … Continue reading

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Make Hay while the sun shines…

I have been meaning to write this blog post since fall hay cutting, and I am just now getting around to typing it up. See, at least twice a year, more often three times a year, I loose my husband … Continue reading

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Bottle Time

Yesterday afternoon my husband Took time out of his busy afternoon of house building, moving cattle from one field to another for our rotational grazing program, tagging a baby calf, doctoring another baby calf, and other assorted farm chores to … Continue reading

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Farming chores in the rain

Well, even in the rain, or in this case a break in the rain, stock must be cared for and Brian got a real kick out of my doctor farmer clothes today. We got everything taken care of before it … Continue reading

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