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Springing into action

The last of the dairy cows calved yesterday. It’s a big relief to have all the cows safely calved and back milking again. All the dairy cows have been at grass day and night for the last fortnight and are milking very well. 469 more words

The western North Dakota treasure Salem Sue

Salem Sue

Colton and myself

View of New Salem, N.D., from atop Salem Sue’s butte

North Dakota is home to the world’s largest buffalo sculpture.It also boasts the world’s largest sandhill crane, scrap metal sculptures a few big turtles, a viking, a walleye and a “zombie golf giant,” just to name a few. 279 more words


Chat Chat

The guilty ones

My cats are not French speaking because they are cats and don’t speak, but I am pretty sure could she speak Gremlin would have a bad French accent.  748 more words



Calves come in all different sizes and colors at Schock’s Dairy: 17 more words

Farm Life

Spring 2016: A Turning Point?

The first weeks of Spring have been very tough going this year. The extremely wet winter has left grazing ground saturated and despite decent levels of grass at present, it’s a real challenge to get the cows out grazing each day. 456 more words

Spring 2016

There is a real touch of Spring in the air over the last few days. We have got some slurry out onto the paddocks, got the hedges cut and we even let the dairy cows out to pasture today. 368 more words