Category Archives: Livestock Production

#27 Pinto the BlogDog – You Say Placenta, I Say Deliciousness!

It’s that time of year again!  Placentas!  Placentas!  Placentas everywhere!  When a mamma ewe has her darling little lambys, after they are all delivered safely, the attendant (read: M’Lady) knows that delivery is finished when the ewe finally passes her placenta.  It’s … Continue reading

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Idaho Is Rich With Agriculture!

It’s true that every state grows a large variety of crops and livestock.  Here is Idaho’s list – 194 products and counting!  This list was compiled by Idaho Ag. in the Classroom. Alfalfa Alfalfa seed Alligators Alpacas Apples Apricots Aquatic … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

Now that is a beautiful udder! -Livestock producers everywhere YOU’RE WELCOME, AMERICA!

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Thought of the Week

“As a farmer, it makes me feel good that all the long hours and risk we take to raise a crop is appreciated by the public.” -Drew Eggers, Farmer, Meridian, Idaho

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American Lamb

Some quick fact that I gleaned from the Food Producers of Idaho’s Ag. Pavilion at the Western Idaho Fair in July this year.  For your use and storehouse of agricultural knowledge. AMERICAN LAMB More than 80,000 family farmers raise lamb … Continue reading

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Cattle! Beef!

Thought you would like to learn some new exciting information about cattle, to lock away in your brain, so you can impress your friends.   In 1955, the population of the United States was 165 million people.   The cattle … Continue reading

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Field Trip to the Palouse

Spring is more than halfway through.  The crops are growing.  We thought we’d best check on everything for you.    

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And Then There’s Dolly…

You may remember Dolly the Ewe – she was a rescue from the animal shelter.  She had been found abandoned and frozen to the ground, emaciated, with 50 pounds of wool hanging from her.   You can read about Dolly; Pinto … Continue reading

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Mothers-of-the-Year

Happy Mothers Day, Ladies!  I would like to tell you about two mothers who I hope you’ll agree are pretty special. The first is #901, the mother of our triplet lambs.  #901 was one of my favorite ewes and sadly … Continue reading

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