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Health Hero Farm Promotes Awareness of Humane Certification By MELISSA PASANEN (photo credit DARIA BISHOP)
This is what we’ve been waiting for — fresh, nourishing grass. Even the newborn calves are trying it out.
A group of Vermont farmers created a website to help consumers find products from farms that treat their livestock humanely – EthicalEaterVT.org. You can read about it in VTDigger (article).
You be the judge! Update: This little bull calf just weighed in at 113, 13 days after birth. Given that we could lift him as a newborn, he probably gained 60 pounds. That grass milk is amazing!!!
Kit just gave birth to a little heifer. This morning, we noticed that we were down a head at the bale ring. When we checked the barn, there she was — Kit with her sweet little calf. Now we watch, … Continue reading
We just shredded a couple more round bales of bedding hay to prepare a comfy spot for our pregnant cows to give birth. So soft and fluffy to lie on! Here’s our Lena, a very pregnant cow, welcoming the return … Continue reading
Lucas greets Bob in the morning when he goes to check on the cattle. Around age 1, some beef cattle allow their curiosity to overcome their shyness and they seek contact. Joan brought Lucas some kale to see if he … Continue reading
Looking forward to spring, I wanted to share some of the beauty of winter. Here are a few of our cattle in the woods near the barn. They could be indoors on their bedded pack, but they are drawn to … Continue reading
In the winter, we feed out the bales we worked so hard to make in the spring. Last May we mowed the grass and then baled it while the moisture was about 50%. We then wrapped it in plastic to … Continue reading
Check out this great 3½ minute video from A Greener World, which is building a better food system based on sustainable and humane farms like ours. Thanks for your business and for spreading the word!