Saving a calf's life is pretty important stuff around Cloud 9 Farm. The vet said that mother cow abandonment of baby is rare but it does happen. What to do in that case is to immediately take over being the mama. Of course, we gave Elsie the cow, plenty of chances to step up...but she didn't.
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You can find wild, edible greens on Cloud 9 Farm. Pick some on your vacation to try.
What is a heritage chicken and why does Cloud 9 Farm want to grow them?
With TLC we are going to get this calf to survive.
Little calf "Come Back" is popular neighborhood family fun on the farm to feed a calf in Asheville.
Nature can be cruel, at least when it comes to cow behavior.
You think of spring calves being born, but this is winter!
Who is getting fed? The toddler or the cows? She couldn’t resist tasting before feeding the calves. This is just one of the many fun things to do with families when you stay on Cloud 9 Farm!
What makes a farmer feel wealthy in the winter? A. barn full of hay B. freezer full of beef, veggies C. seasoned firewood under cover D. all of the above
Whenever a new calf is born on Cloud 9 Farm, the renter at the time, gets to name it. Sooooo, presenting Butch, named by two sisters from Florida, looking for a macho name for this new stud. Actually, this new baby face stud will have a couple weeks reprieve before becoming a steer! I bent down to gather some baling twine with camera in [ MORE » ]