The Cows Are Turned Out

Through the winter, the cattle enjoyed bale grazing.

Bale grazing benefits everybody.

Bale grazing benefits everybody–it disperses manure and is easy on the land.

The new calves stayed in a pen closer to the house where they drank milk and got the best hay, minerals and alfalfa.

This shelter for the newest calves included a covered shed as well as an enclosed hut made from an old tank.

This shelter for the newest calves included a covered shed as well as an enclosed hut made from an old tank.

We moved both groups to a holding pen so they could get to know each other and start making the transition to grass.

Boba Fat broke ropes, tore through fences and generally made a nuisance of himself during the introduction.

Boba Fat broke ropes, tore through fences and generally made a nuisance of himself during the introduction.

The kids helped us move them to the pasture.

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They were happy to be on green grass.

running and bucking

running and bucking

In fact, this is what they had to say about it:

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