Tag Archive for Calf

A story fit for a farm

This past week we had an older, pre-fresh(or really pregnant) cow that wasn’t feeling so good and we just couldn’t figure out what the problem was. Our vet gave us some tips on how to treat her symptoms and keep her comfortable and we were kind of reli…

Babies, Babies, Babies!!!!

One of our many baby calves, this is Hauney.So it’s been a little while since I posted a blog, and it’s not from lack of trying, but from lack of sleep.  I think we have spent the entire month of January on “Baby Watch”.  We knew we were expe…

Tunnel Vision

The new high-tech ventilation system is finally up and running in the calf barn! This is such a simple idea- a plastic tube runs down the center of the barn and a fan pushes fresh air through tiny holes placed all down the tube. We are really exc…

Building Barns

I thought about waiting to post on the new calf barns until they were completed….but I am too excited and just in case you were driving by and wondering ‘what on earth those crazy farmers are up to now?’ Well this isn’t something that just came ou…

A Cast for A Calf

This is a feisty little calf that is about 3 months old. We suspect that she got a little rambunctious when the pens were being bedded with sawdust and got her leg caught in a gate and broke the bone right below her left front knee. Luckily, our …