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Kids and Chores

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I’ve mentioned, a time or two, the value of having the kids involved in the ranch work. I was holding onto my appreciation of that value this morning by the skin of my teeth. We had a number of bare … Continue reading

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Violet Update

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Violet is three months old as of last Sunday, and a sturdy, healthy calf. At this age, she’s about the equivalent of a human toddler, with typical toddler behaviors – easily distracted, the occasional temper tantrum and “forgetting” lessons she’s … Continue reading

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Calf Nutrition…

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and other issues. A calf who is nursing her mama is in the ideal situation to get the best possible nourishment (assuming Mama is healthy and well-fed). Once you start bottle-feeding a calf, you have to think about her nutritional … Continue reading

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