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Sap for Cows?

Fri, 2017-03-17 00:54 -- Carole Soule

The black and white steer was clearly drinking sap from a maple bucket hanging from a tree pictured in a Facebook post. I thought that my cattle were the only “sap-sucking” culprits but, apparently, my herd is not alone.

Good Coyote, Bad Coyote

Tue, 2017-02-28 10:27 -- Carole Soule

After over two hours in the woods searching for the lost calf we all stopped. In that spot the smell of death was overwhelming. The calf had been here but it was obvious he was gone forever. Later, I realized I was smelling blood soaked ground.

What do Cattle, Pigs and Kitchen Scraps have in Common?

Thu, 2017-02-09 11:28 -- Carole Soule

Charlotte knocked the tub out of my hands and coleslaw tumbled to the ground. She was clearly excited about the kitchen scraps I was feeding, so excited she acted like a pig. Charlotte is actually a seven hundred pound friendly sow who smells like maple syrup. She has lived at Miles Smith Farm ever since she dodged being turned into bacon three years ago.