Culling breeding livestock seems like a bit of a taboo subject to talk about, so of course, I’m diving straight in…Read More
Now I’ve explained about cattle breeds and their purposes, it’s time to meet our two, main breeds and find out why we keep them…Read More
Ask 10 different farmers which is the best breed of cattle, or any other livestock, to keep, and you’ll get 10 different answers. But why are there so many breeds, and how do people decide which to keep?Read More
Hay, Silage, Haylage, Straw… What’s the difference? Get all your forage questions answered here…Read More
While most of the world has stood still, the cows (and the humans) have been as busy as ever here. So, I thought it was time to give you a recap of this year’s calving season, complete with some calf spam to brighten your day!Read More
Today, I’m disappointed.
I’m disappointed the majority of our government, including our Prime Minister, voted NOT to make crucial amendments to the Agriculture Bill in parliament, yesterday. Amendments to protect our shelves from imports of food produced in ways which are illegal here.
Food safety standards affect everyone, and here’s why…
On the first Monday of 2020, I started doing ‘Meet The Moo Monday’ on my blog’s social media accounts. (It actually popped into my head around last November. Every week, I told myself I’d start it, but kept getting cold feet.) What is it? Meet The Moo Monday began as an excuse to introduce our […]Read More
A glance at the past, with photos from an almost forgotten time, as one of the final ties to my ancestors comes to an end, and a look into the reasons why…Read More
Livestock farming appears to be the favoured scapegoat for all problems at the moment. But is losing a part of the fabric of our countryside really the answer it’s being heralded as?Read More