New member here I've been reading here for a while and thought I'd finally join! Hubby and I just finally bought our "dream farm", a full quarter section with a nice barn and heated shop. Right now we have 2 horses, a small flock of chickens and a rooster, and a dog. We both grow up on smaller hobby farms so we are excited to expand to a bigger property and get some beef cattle and a milk cow for me (and more chickens of course ). We're moving in March and can start cow shopping then! Right now I just want to get set up with everything I'll need for milking and home dairy. I already make butter and yogurt at home, but I'd like to get into cheese as well once we have our own cow.
Wife to my amazing hubby We have 2 horses, a dog, flock of chickens and a rooster. Soon expanding our farm to raise beef, and a milk cow for me!
moserfam6: I am in the Kansas City area and need some comfrey to make a poultice and/or feed to a cow that broke her leg. Anyone know where I can find some comfrey?
Dec 7, 2013 17:44:35 GMT -5
jettat: Need help yearling bull calf got into pig food sometime since yesterday and is down with diarrhea. Vet didn't come out but said only thing to do is give it Kaopetric (SP) but don't give us much hope. Any suggestions would be a big help.
Dec 8, 2013 15:26:03 GMT -5
milkman: You need to post this in the 911 Section immediately.
Dec 10, 2013 22:52:52 GMT -5
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