Day 1 with the Minihorse

Today our minihorse Piewicket and Katcher were delivered to our farmstead. The previous owner is having to retire from farming for medical reasons. Her name is Max and she is a fabulous woman who went from being a newscaster on television in Los Angeles to starting a hobby farm in Washington, pretty much all my…

Loving and Losing a Beef Calf

Casper had the kind of spirit and sweetness that we all aspire to have. It might be silly, but I saw more God in Casper than I ever have witnessed in a church. It is ironic that his name was Casper, because he will haunt us for sometime… our first true loss on the farm.

How to add new beef calves to a hobby farm for cheap

On Saturday we went to the Enumclaw livestock auction, one of my new favorite places. We never know what we will find and honestly, it’s an absolute blast. There are many different kinds of animals and livestock there, at a really good price. Many of the purchasers are local restaurants and a large number of…