Category Archives: Cattle

Learning the Hard Way

As I thought about writing this post I am remembering the hundreds of times through my life that I have heard someone say “Sometimes you just have to learn the hard way” well that applies to the day that I … Continue reading

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Farm week in pictures 5/14/2011

Sorry for not getting any farm updates up in the past week, things are finally starting to roll around the farm. For the first time this spring we have been able to get in the fields to get some seeds … Continue reading

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Busy Breeding Day

  It has been an extremely busy day here at the Haley homestead.  By midnight tonight we will have bred cows 14 times, 4 of those are donor cows that were bred 2 or 3 times today and yes these … Continue reading

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Load of organic fertilizer

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#wordless Wednesday: Cow Poop

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Join Us at The Ohio Beef Expo!

The Ohio Beef Expo is quickly approching, and we hope that you take the time to look us up on March 18-20th 2011! If you are planning on attending be sure to check out the Eastern Spring Classic Simmental Sale on Saturday March 19th as we have 3 exciting lots consigned to the sale (listed below). If you are unable to attend the sale dont worry as you can still watch and bid online through DV Auctions! Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Wishing for greener pastures.

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Wordless Wednesday: snug as a bug in a rug

Its cold! But this little calf has found a way to keep warm! Continue reading

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Got Milk?

There are many benefits to living on a farm; one of them includes watching calves nurse, run, jump and play.  Today I was watching a newborn calf nurse and felt it would be selfish not to share so I pulled … Continue reading

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A Sad Day on Haley Farms

People ask at times about how we feel about the livestock in our care and today’s experience is a good illustration even if this is tough to put down on the blog. If there is a calf that appears to be feeling under the weather, we know that we need to take action right away to make him/her feel better otherwise the calf’s health may continue to go downhill and reach a point that we can no longer help it. Continue reading

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