Don’t miss todays video. The Premiere will be LIVE AT 5 PM Eastern Time CLICK BELOW TO WATCH… Honeybee, our smallest Mini Jersey Cow has her first calving, and things don’t go as we hoped. This picture from Oregon State Calving School Handbook helps explain what happened… The first picture shows what the normal calf […]
Back when Luna our first calf was born to Ladybug, our first cow, she showed up early. 3 days early to be specific. Today’s video we find ourselves 3 days ahead of Ladybug’s due date, asking the question… Will history repeat itself? Will Ladybug calve today?
How can you tell if you cow is close to calving? The day is getting closer for out Cow Ladybug to calve, and we are beginning to see the early signs. As a Cow gets closer to her calving, she will start to develop an udder. Her pins will loosen. Her Vulva will become floppy. […]
Today we answer the question so many have been wondering… IS LUNA PREGNANT? Breeding cows on a homestead is not exactly easy… especially if you decide, like we have, that you don’t want to keep a bull on your farm. Without a bull to tell when a cow is at the peak of her cycle, […]
The biggest failure of our 2017 homesteading year was our Turkey endeavor. We picked up 17 birds back in March. By the end of the next day only 2 were alive. A few months back the female was killed by some predator. Leaving only one big Tom. Homesteading is going to fill your life with […]