Tag Archives: Irish Dexter Cattle

My Goodness… Two Years.

So many things have filled our calendar over the past two years.  Enough that I’ll begin from the immediate, working my way backwards a bit as I go along with trying to catch up! Our Beloved Herd Sire is for … Continue reading

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Short Girls Fitting In Just Nicely!

It’s been 2 weeks since Beatrice and Helena arrived here.  And I must say – they seem to have taken to sharing the paddock with Miss Anna quite well!  There have been times when we’ve looked out and found them … Continue reading

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Progress on the Bedroom for The Man of The House

Sometimes… the hardest work doesn’t look like you’ve done anything at all.  This is 1 of 2 posts that had to be moved today.  This particular post was a booger.  It was like trying to fit my butt into a … Continue reading

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Update on Ealaiontoir’s Seamus – Our Bull Calf for Sale

As of today – halter training has been going wonderful!  Seamus is learning how to behave while tied.  We are now working on smaller issues – such as standing still when told to stop walking.  One thing that’s helped quite … Continue reading

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New Bedroom for The Man of The House

A wish is coming true for me!  Construction began September 16th – on a new bedroom for Artist.  I’m so excited for him!  It’s good size – 18’x18’.   It felt so wonderful to see those first posts go in!  … Continue reading

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Irish Dexter Home-school Time at Our House!

I can’t tell you how many shots I had to trash, just to get this one.  And it’s rough!   Lately – it is a fight to take photos of Aon.  He won’t stand still – comes to me wherever … Continue reading

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Weaning Time… Uuuuggghhh!

  Weaning our calves began 4 days ago.  And I’m… fairly sure we’ve managed to tick off a few neighbors.  But things could be much worse. We could have 50 calves and Dams trying to wake the dead – instead … Continue reading

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It’s No Wonder That I Avoid Video Games

I must say… it’s been a wild year for us during this year’s spring calving season.  I thank God, for giving me the fortitude to keep records.  And every year – so far – we are learning that – the … Continue reading

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Friends ‘Til The End – Together For The First Time!

We’d administered the last dose of Spectramast into Cora’s front right udder quarter on Monday evening.  I just couldn’t take another moment of guilt.  She’d been stuck in the confines of that little yard and the barn for way too … Continue reading

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Benefits of a Dreaded Cull in a Small Herd

When Cora came to live with us in October, 2012 – she arrived with a red bull calf at her side (her first) and confirmed pregnant, due to drop her 2nd calf in early May, 2013.  But – she also … Continue reading

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