Butter, for instance. About ten pounds a week, minimum. Delicious. And thank you, Jake, at Fallen Aspen, for the beautiful butter paddle.
Demonizing raw milk is the single most direct way we can think of to enact Food Enslavement. Dangerous? Unhealthful? Poison? Dear Heavens, if clean raw milk is… Read more “raw milk and legislated slavery”
Terri, in the UK, was looking for some information about how we choose sires when we breed via artificial insemination: Hi, Terri, This is a great question.… Read more “choosing straws (a.k.a., how we pick a bull)”
Cows don’t like to graze where a cow pie has been slowly decomposing; the forage around an old flop is dark green, lush, and lovely, but cows,… Read more “cow pies and hot spots”
Bob reached out to us from Asheville, NC, asking for advice on choosing a family milk cow: Hi, Bob, Thanks for inquiring. Your question is… Read more “choosing a family milk cow”
In answer to questions about winter stockpile: ‘Stockpiled forage’ means mature plants left standing in the pasture and reserved for use after the growing season. Note that… Read more “winter stockpile for dairy”
It’s not that we’re necessarily getting more snow than we’re used to, but that it’s laying longer; the result is that more thought must go into each… Read more “grazing in snow”