Tag Archives : cows

Feeding the Hungry


(This post first appeared on this blog in 2009 while we were still on the Arizona Homestead) Now, anyone with common sense would move to a place where green stuff actually grows right out of the ground, if they were planning on raising a whole bunch of ruminants.  Mrs. D’s first consideration, however, was to find affordable land.  Any affordable…

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Baby Ezra, the Jersey Dexter Calf


Our new homestead calf, Ezra, was born on March 10th. Here he is at 1 day old with mama Linda, our half jersey, half dexter dairy cow. Ain’t he sweet? See more pics at my reader blog on Grit.com here: http://www.grit.com/blogs/homesteading-with-mrs-d.aspx Ezzy and Linda are actually up at Maryruth’s place. He’s got a collar on now and is being “socialized”. That’s…

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