Our eldest cow (who is turning 18) had her wee bull calf this morning. He will be sold either as a steer or intact bull. If you want a bull, speak up fast!
2022 will be our last year of calving with our Irish Dexters. It has been a wonderful sixteen years. Our bull will soon be headed to a new farm and our geriatric girls will “retire” after weaning these last calves. Calves will be posted after they are born, which can begin after Mother’s Day. LetContinue reading “Moooooving On”
Did you know that SteelMeadow’s podcast, Blind Hog and Acorn, is already into the third season? What started out as a solo podcast by Mary Jane, aka The Acorn, quickly morphed into a weekly rehashing of farm chores with Glenn, the Blind Hog. Join the two farmers weekly as they retell what went wrong andContinue reading “Third Season?!”
These lemony muffins certainly hit the spot!
Seven weeks of collecting sap from black walnut trees in the yard has netted us over 2 gallons of finished syrup. Dark, delicious and with such depth of flavor! The sap run is slowing, what sap collected is getting a little cloudy, and the trees are popping their buds. Time to stop! If you haveContinue reading “Sugaring Season is Over”
The first wave of kids have been born from our registered fullblood Savanna buck “Goat Man Special” and our registered dairy girls. 6 doelings and 4 bucklings. They will be weaned in April/May.
Thinking about buying livestock but also wondering if you have everything all set? Don’t be like others and bring home livestock before you are ready! Recently updated the Livestock Buyer’s Questionnaire, you can check it out on our Farm Practices page: Read Page It is our hope that the questions in the form will helpContinue reading “Livestock Buyer’s Questionnaire”
Showing the last of the kids we had for sale- these kids are all sold. In 2022 we will have kids from registered Savanna bucks, promising 50% offspring that can be registered. 12 doelings, 9 market bucklings and 2 really, really nice bucklings that are good enough to be herdsires. Weaned, dewormed, ready to roll.
Too good to last long- sweet, nutty, buttery, and the pan is half-gone already????