Keith brought a sprig of alfalfa into the kitchen. “The cows were pretty happy with their breakfast this morning.”
“That looks nice. The leaves are still soft and it's not too stemmy.” Keith's very proud of the hay he makes.
A few heifers are in the barnyard as they get near calving time. Three have calved already. Despite the cold weather the calves still come. The thought process last spring was to put the bull in with the heifers early, never figuring that they would cycle right away, or that the bull would catch them immediately. We were wrong. So, we have a few new calves and the cows are enjoying the best hay from last summer.