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Crane's World

The cows at work always seem to look at me like I’m a bit odd. I don’t know if they look at everyone that way, or just save it for when I’m around. 735 more words

French Beef Back on US Market

France has become the fourth EU country to be let back on to the US market to export beef.

The US market has been closed to beef from the EU since January 1998, when the United States introduced import restrictions on beef and veal, sheep and goat meat following the BSE (Bovine spongiform encephalopathy) crisis. 374 more words

A Long Slow Walk

Renaissance, the herd sire, likes to spend these cold winter nights down in the woods under tall fir trees. The protection of the trees makes a comfortable setting for him and the three cows that he is currently penned with. 78 more words


Tub Grinding

Once upon a time, we used bale feeders, or a combination of bale feeders and tub grinding. Basically everything for the calves in the backgrounding lot now have hay and greenfeed that has been ground into shorter pieces. 278 more words


Prayer of Confession

In the Book of Common Prayer, the morning prayer of confession begins,

ALMIGHTY and most merciful Father; We have erred, and strayed from thy ways like lost sheep…

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Daily Prompt

15% Off Warmth

If you haven’t figured it out from a few of the last blog posts, it has been stupid cold here in South Dakota this winter. Right now as I write this, today we are experiencing a heat wave where the temperature might just hit 30 F. 365 more words


A must watch! 

I have never been a preachy vegetarian (now vegan). In the same way that I would never like someone to try to force their beliefs and ways of life onto me, I would never want to do that to another. 187 more words