Getting Ready for Cold and Flu Season

Sometimes it may be helpful to look back 150 years or more and ask ourselves what did our great gramma do to prepare her household for winter months and cold and flu season. Remember no processed foods, gramma fed her family what she put up herself. Food was all nutrient dense. Food was stored inContinue reading “Getting Ready for Cold and Flu Season”

How to Buy a Safe Raw Milk Cow

IF you are looking for safe raw milk to drink you want to be sure to buy a safe milk cow (or find a herdshare that tests at least yearly). Many cows today are sold as “family milk cows” when they actually come right off a non-tested, non-raw milk dairy. Brokers sometimes make a dealContinue reading “How to Buy a Safe Raw Milk Cow”

Our Family Cow Lines: Gallant Bess

Like all diaries you should look into family lines. Look at three traits you MUST have and all the others can fall in line behind them. Cows that do not pass the blood and milk test are eliminated first, don’t look back. Bringing home ONE cow with Q fever will infect your entire herd andContinue reading “Our Family Cow Lines: Gallant Bess”