Category Archives: Livestock Production

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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Lambing is Done

It’s finally over, and it went great.  In the end, they’re all nursing, the mothers are healthy and holding their weight well.  We have little lambs all over the place; they really do frolic, leap and jump, and it’s easy … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

Here’s a HAPPY BIRTHDAY two our two dear old mares.  On April 1, 2016, Merrygold (on the right) turned 30 years old, and on May 1, Roxie (on the left) will be 35!  Considering that horses age roughly 3.5 years … Continue reading

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Beef Producers are the Good Guys

A little infomercial for our good cattlemen.  This, from the fabulous Ag. Pavilion at the Western Idaho Fair, last summer, put on by Food Producers of Idaho.

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This Week’s Buzz Words

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