Food you can "nuzzle"

DSC02772-1On these cold days at Cloud 9 Farm, the cows really look forward to a serving of warm silage, chopped fermented corn stalks with plump whole kernel corn. It steams with the composting heat in the frigid air as I shovel it in the trough. Their pleasure is evident because they bury their sensitive noses in the warmth and stir it around before taking their long tongue in a swirled scooping thrust to devour this yummy winter delight. The closest thing I can relate to the feeling would be wrapping yourself and head in a soft fleece blanket and rubbing it on your cheek. There’s little Valentine, with the white heart mark on his head.It looked more heart shaped as a new born with his smaller head. I don’t usually name the calves as these are beef cattle, but he was a natural!

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Fletcher, NC, 28732
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