Category Archives: Cattle

Winter Chores

Today was cold.  Despite the fidget temperatures and working outside for most of the day I have managed to stay comfortably warm by wearing layers of clothes and of course taking a couple breaks to warm back up. Weighing on … Continue reading

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All covered in Poop.

We had a cow bloat this morning. I don’t know if she ate to much last night, or just was laying the wrong direction for to long and the gases in her rumen could not escape. Nonetheless she was stuck … Continue reading

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As seen on TV!

That’s right, Haley Farms was recently on TV! Things can be very busy on the farm during planting season there are some things that are worth taking a few moments out of the day for.   This was definitely the case when we … Continue reading

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On top of a grain bin – Wordless Wednesday

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How many cows do I have?

How many cows do I have? This is a question that I face quite often. The simple answer, of course, is that I have no cows. While my grandfather often talked about a few shorthorn cows he and his grandfather … Continue reading

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Winter Grazing – Wordless Wednesday

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Visitors On The Farm, Oh My!

Recently a good friend I met online, Ryan Goodman, asked an interesting question on his popular blog Agriculture Proud: “How would you farm differently if a total stranger (non-farmer/rancher) followed you around all day?” I found this an interesting question. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday at the Ohio State Fair.

Kady Davis with her heifer “Haley’s Jewel”

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Dog Days of Summer are Here

Well it has been a long time since we last posted on here but there has been a lot going on and not much time to relax and take it easy.  So let me up date you on what has … Continue reading

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But Your Cows Do Eat Grass!?

  In catching up with a good friend and neighbor over the weekend an interesting conversation arose about the American diet and how we as a country are overweight.  It was very interesting to hear what my neighbor had to … Continue reading

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