An inside look at mother cows and their calves - and another reminder that mothers rock!
Now that I work in Wichita, I don't have the time or ability to enjoy morning runs on our dusty dirt roads. So I take advantage of the opportunities I do have to get out and about and enjoy the sights of our farm. During my Saturday morning walk with the dogs, I got to … Continue reading Morning Sights
We've all seen the iconic image of a swooning adults watching newborns resting in their basinets behind the glass wall of the hospital nursery. The babies, only recently welcomed into the world, are oohed and awed over as they sleep, play and explore their new surroundings. With calving season in full swing at our farm, … Continue reading The Calf Nursery
As the dust settles on the holiday hustle and bustle, the chaos of calving begins on the Sawyer farm. As expected, the first calves of the 2013 calving season arrived this morning. The problem is it was from an unexpected mother. We breed our heifer calves - those female cows that will deliver their first … Continue reading Calving Season Begins