Apricots, Farms and Christians

Last night as I milked the 3 cows (Poppy kicked over half a bucket, thanks very much) I thought about this business of milking cows for a family's milk and for feeding pigs with. Now we have 4 pigs. I thought about the little heifer calf that we'll trade or sell so we can keep… Continue reading Apricots, Farms and Christians

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Sounder Sounds and Tiny Teats

The calves are a week and a day old. Their left over umbilical attachment is only now drying completely and coming off. It'll leave a small, open wound and we keep them dry in the barn. Outside, the barn lot is a sloppy mess. The cows and us their hominid disciples, trod slowly through the… Continue reading Sounder Sounds and Tiny Teats