An inside look at mother cows and their calves – and another reminder that mothers rock! … More A Mothers Guide to Calving
The tractors are safety stored away in the barn and the cows are munching away on veggies and corn stocks but that hasn’t allowed farmer hubs any downtime. The new year marks the official start of calving season for Sawyer Land & Cattle. Like most years, we’ve had a few momma cows jump the gun … More Calving season is here!
When Derek and I were newly married, I accompanied him to the sale barn. He was selling some cow-calf pairs and then a lone calf that has lost its mother. I hated to see the calf sold so I made a deal with Derek that if it didn’t bring more than $200, I was going … More Generations of Good Genes
I ask a lot of questions – always have. It’s what lead me to pursue a career in journalism since the most important trait of a good journalist is the ability to ask questions. When I started dating my husband, the questions only seemed to increase – there was so much to learn, so much to … More Cow Facts – For The Fun of It
With spring around the corner, our animals will soon be leaving our farm and heading to green pastures throughout the Kansas Flint Hills. Our animals change locations and food sources throughout the year for good reason. Read through my life cycle of a cow to learn why.
Calving season is in full swing! We welcome a handful of new calves each day and with a 7-day forecast of warm temps and clear skies, I’m predicting plenty of action in the calving barn. There is a lot that goes into welcoming a new calf to the world and ensuring it remains healthy. We … More Cows In The Yard
Yes, I know. This time of year is supposed to be spent in reflection and looking back at the year that was. That’s all well and good but I have never been a terribly nostalgic person, preferring instead to look ahead at the future and all it’s possibilities. So with Christmas wrapped and 2014 right … More Top 10 for 2014