I love cows. Like, I'm udderly obsessed. I didn't know how much I loved cows until my first girl, Delilah Eleanor Bennett-Workman-Snider came into my life. I love my herd of misfit animals equally, but man she is something else. My friend Shultz described her best. "She's ridiculous but loveable." Delilah is a Corriente cow.… Continue reading Longhorn vs. Corriente Cattle
Hello again friends! We are now into week 4 of the #littlehouseontheranch build and I swear it seems like we have been doing this for 7 months already! HA! But, every day when I go down to feed the horses I see more progress, so that's fun. It's actually starting to look like a house!… Continue reading Little House on the Ranch Update: Week 4
Funny story. I just had 950 words of the dramatic story of a heifer calf's first days of life, but I somehow deleted it all with the accidental hit of 2 keys. I don't know what two keys those were. Kind of wish I did. Oh well, I'll save you all the long saga and… Continue reading Sure Didn’t See That Coming
The third week of January was unseasonably warm with a couple of days reaching the 70 degree mark. I'm not going to complain about these warm temperatures, but being from Ohio I'm a pretty big fan of snow. This time last year we had about 2 feet of snow on the ground. This year I'm… Continue reading Ag Day 365 Week 3
If there is one thing that I have learned from living on a farm for 4 and a half years it's that you need to have a sense of humor to survive. But when you put your blood, sweat, and tears into something and all the sudden the manure is hitting the fan, it can… Continue reading Stampede Sales
I had pretty much written Luke Bryan out of my country music playlist. It's not that I didn't like some of his stuff, it's pretty catchy, but like all the other "bros" of bro-country, the cliché "country life" crap was starting to get on my nerves. Then I got excited. I saw he had a… Continue reading Hello, I’m Right Here!
This weekend Ruby Branch Farms had the honor of being a stop on the Simpson County Twilight Farm tour, and man was that fun...even though I thought I was going to throw up before the bus got there. I'm not sure why in the world I was nervous. I'm one of those freaks that loves… Continue reading Pansies and Cow Poses