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Pure Milk

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Frigid milking frustration

The good part first. Gerty is giving us a really nice yield of milk, and I think it might improve a bit more over the next week or so as she settles back into life at The Ozark House (and, … Continue reading

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It’s time to say it: Monsanto is doing evil

Evil is such a taboo word. I think it’s too harsh for our gutless society. I don’t mean we don’t like guts; we adore them, especially when they’re all over the camera lens in our favorite zombie movie. But we … Continue reading

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The Road to Raw Milk, or, Gertie’s Gettin’ Knocked Up

There are two ways to get a cow pregnant. 1) Identify when the cow is in “standing heat” — when she’ll stand and let a bull breed her — and then put her in a chute, and pay a professional … Continue reading

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My Raw Milk Article

I recently wrote an opinion/news article about the injustice that occurred this spring in Missouri, concerning a dairy farm that was wrongfully indicated in an e.coli investigation. Check it out! http://lakeexpo.com/news/top_stories/article_16a2eae6-dcc4-11e1-823e-001a4bcf887a.html

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Power, Corruption, and Raw Milk

In case you had forgotten that the tendency of all those with power is to seek more power… In case you had recently been thinking that, perhaps, corporatism is a force for good… In case you had begun to imagine … Continue reading

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I Don’t Eat Well So I Can live to be 100

I don’t do much now-a-days except sit in a chair to feed and rock my new beautiful, sweet, precious, amazing, little boy. In doing this, I have alot of time to think. Lately, something’s been weighing heavily on my heart. … Continue reading

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Hay Agony

Gertrude is my favorite thing on the farm right now (besides the people). But, like all living things, she must eat. And lately, we’ve been learning a bit more about what she needs, what she wants, and the opposite of … Continue reading

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Bovine Beginnings

After much consternation, some research, and lots (though not enough, as you’ll soon read) of fence construction/preparation, we four got a cow. Her name is Midnight Gertrude B. We call her Gerty. Gerty is approximately four months old, weighs around … Continue reading

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Eventful

It’s been an interesting week. Here are the highlights… Monday our well pump stopped working. Well, Kate and I were still driving back from Texas, so Taylor talked to my uncles (our landlords) and decided to call a local pump … Continue reading

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