Well, we did it. We finally took the plunge and re-joined the legions on Facebook. Check us out at https://www.facebook.com/SourwoodHillFarm!
Well, it happened. The moment we’ve been waiting for and dreading for months finally came. Our first calf to a first time heifer was born! I feel so blessed that she needed no help from us and I got to just show up to a newborn baby!
A winter wonder land of snow is all well and good for some, but I don’t think farmers make the list! Thank God for modern technology, we were able to have plenty of advance warning to batten down the hatches. I’m not so sure the animals read the weather report though, they still seemed takenContinue reading “Go home Izzy, you’re drunk.”
This past summer, Cochise had to go to a new home. Having a brand new baby, I knew he was going to be well past breaking age by the time I could get to him. I get updates on “Comanche” now and he is doing fantastic. His new owner reports he is going on trailContinue reading “Mingling”
Peak adulting is being excited about a new stock pot. Peak farming may be getting excited about rain and a cancellation at the meat processor.
Well, on the one hand, cows with spots are adorable. Think Texas Longhorns or British Whites (which I DESPERATELY want!). However, spotty cows are a problem. A few weeks ago, we noticed that one of our cows had rubbed off a lot of hair from under her jaw and on her neck.
I went to Florida for a 3 day conference week before last, and apparently I missed fall in South Carolina while I was gone. The weather, it seems, has decided it is time for winter.
My old man never gets much attention any more. Either I’m working with the colt, cows, or we’re doing chores. He doesn’t seem to mind. Truth be told, he’s an antisocial creature. But when I need him, he usually pulls through. We rounded up cows last night for annual shots, and since it was ourContinue reading “A Good Horse”