I won’t complain about the weather this week! There is nothing like the warmth of the sun at this time of the year that brightens your hopes of spring, long days, and green grass! I know, I know. We still have March to get through, but this feels good! • […]

Well, I’m looking forward to spring! My quick trips to barn every two hours took forever in the heavy snow Sunday night. I could hardly wait for my dad to come with his plow truck. Normally, my narrow path that “Rox” and I follow stays rather bare for as often […]

I’ve officially started calving! My first baby arrived early Sunday morning, with my only complaint being that it was a slow birth. I had seen the water bag at 1:30 a.m., which normally means a calf should be coming soon. And since my barn camera is not working, I made […]

It certainly is a welcome relief to have some milder temperatures returning to our district, though it does still sound like we could have a couple of cold nights later in the week. It seems Mother Nature has to throw us a few cool ones so that we stay on […]

Winter certainly is showing its true colours this week! Ugh, I don’t know if I am enjoying it too much. Everything is so cold and stiff. However, I honestly can say it doesn’t surprise me since it is a very well-known fact that the week the Rainy River Cattlemen’s Association […]

I’m sure the Christmas travelling, visiting, and eating has begun for many of us! My boyfriend/partner was calling it the “12 days of Christmas” since we had started so early this year. I think we all have very little to complain about when you think of the tragedy that is […]

Well, no luck yet in finding our missing heifer. We have continued our search, but still no birds or bones. Strange. Poor Maddie and Marlee definitely are getting a real taste of farming—good and bad. The worst part is not knowing what happened. • • • I spent most of […]

Well, it was pretty much down to the wire but I finished my research report before the Nov. 30 deadline. I have to admit I was getting tired of sitting at the computer, and likely should have added a few things to some of the reports. This way, you will […]