Correction About My Post On Ponds

Last week I did a post on fencing ponds in the wintertime. You can find that post here. In that post, I explained how to do it and why. Well, I still feel confident about the why part. Which is to keep your cattle form getting out onto the ice, breaking through and then dying. …

Two Horses Pulling A Carriage

I had a conversation today that stuck with me. Jan (Greg’s Wife), Jake (The other intern here at the farm) and I were talking about Holistic Management. We were talking about developing your Holistic goal, which is a set of goals that guides all of the decisions you make on your farm/ranch. It can easily be …

What To Look For When Selecting A Bull

Whether your a homesteader or a rancher who is raising grass fed beef, eventually you’ll need to introduce a bull into your cow herd. Today, I’ve got some new insights into what I think you should look for when selecting a Bull. Keep in mind that this post is specifically addressing 100% grass fed and finished beef. …

Fencing Ponds In The Winter, Why and How

Why: Ever thought about why you might need to fence in ponds over the winter? Me neither. Well as it turns out, like it does more often than I’d like, I got to learn the hard way. The herd of 240 cattle were just moved to a new paddock in the afternoon. The next day, …