Sweet Water Beef Blog

Sampson

  Hi folks, Jon here. I’m a little nervous; this is my first ever blog post. It’s okay, you don’t have to cheer so much; I’m not about to break my arm patting myself...

Six Years Hard Time…

Jill gave these boots to me for Christmas when we were newlyweds six years ago. It was a really huge sacrifice. At the time we were both in college and starving financially. I was...

Merry Christmas!!!

  Multiple choice quiz… Choose the answer that best completes the sentence. The cow shown below in PHOTO 1.1 a.) is just feeling really festive. b.) is trying to cover up a bad hair...

Starbuck

She wasn’t really expecting a photo shoot, so we caught her at her worst. Burdocks in her bangs…cowlicked hair… mud on her dainty little hooves. Oh well, you can see by the second photo...

Any day now…

The new calves are going to start coming any day now. After the first one comes, it is kind of like when you’re making popcorn the old fashioned way on the stove…pop…pop……..pop…POP!!!POP!!!POP!!! Somedays there...

Cows at Work

Yesterday was really beautiful and sunny. I was able to snap a few shots of the cows in action during their breakfast. It was nice to see the sun after so much rain. Briars...

The poor man’s bulldozer

There is a never-ending battle here at the farm. The enemy is steadily and relentlessly advancing. This “enemy” doesn’t rest, he doesn’t take holiday, or go on vacation. He doesn’t sleep in, or work...

Moby Duck

Last spring we decided that we needed some ducks on the place, so i bought 4 cute little ducklings. There is really only one thing more cute than a baby chick, and that is...

Awesome Possum

Last night at approximately 9:30 p.m there was a disturbance out at the chicken coop. It turns out this little chap is the one that has been giving the chickens such a hard time...

Another day… another chicken attack

Today started out with copious amounts of rain, but it did get better. Rainy days are good for paperwork and pencil pushing which, thanks to the way the world works these days, there is...