Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Cows and Calves...



This time of year I spend less time 

in the Thread Shed

and more time @ the Cow Barn...



This morning we are over at the Cow Barn...






It is a beautiful morning so the cows and calves

are out grazing in the pasture...






While the cows are outside,

I am inside bedding the barn...






Every 2 to 3 days the barn needs

fresh, dry straw...






Now that this side is bedded...

I need to go over and do the other side.




After checking on the cows and calves,

we head over to the Bull Barn


The little bull in front is 2 years...

The 2 bulls in the back are 3 years.






Here is the cowboy walking by the bulls,

this gives you an idea just how big those

young 3 year old bulls really are!

They are gentle giants.



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of our morning chores:



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May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,

LuAnn Kessi

6 comments:

QuiltShopGal said...

My you have big barns and very happy cows. But I had no idea you could walk in front of the bulls. As a child, I remember my Grandfather not letting us go in a field with a bull. Guess they are still exhausted after a Fall of frivolous fooling around. :)

I hope you can soon get back to your sewing room, but barn work still looks like fun. If I lived nearby I'd happily volunteer to help clean out the barn ever 2-3 days. Just looks like good healthy work. Plus I love the smell of fresh hay.

QuiltShopGal
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Julierose said...

WOW--busy days, but what a fabulous life--thanks for sharing your daily chores--hugs, Julierose

claudia said...

What do you do with the hay that you replace? Or do the cows eat all of it? I'm so used to my tiny operation here with just my retired horse and a half and my little goats. It only takes a dump trailer on the back of my riding lawn mower to get the food to the critters!

Jackie said...

I as well had no idea you could walk so close to the bulls. How does one get the gigantic bales of hay down from the silo? You must have a good sleep at night after all the work required and the fresh air.

LuAnn Kessi said...

We grow all of our own cow hay. The cattle don’t eat all that we grow, so we store it for the next year.

LuAnn

LuAnn Kessi said...

The bulls are gentle giants and they are afraid of us. If you get too close, they will shy away from you. They are fed daily and are used to human interaction. They know us and trust us.
LuAnn