Tag Archives: Cows

Calving Season

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Spring is calving season for us and it seems just about every day we stumble upon a cow licking the afterbirth from her new baby or supervising cautious first steps. The scene never gets old and we have had over thirty calves born at Briarmoore this year. John has become quite skilled at tagging the … Read the Rest

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Crunch ‘n Munch – A Video, Not a Snack Recipe


Sometimes after I move the cows, I like to sit for a minute and watch them graze. I love hearing them crunch and munch happily on the grass.  Have a listen!    

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Greeting from the Cows at Polyface


Two of our interns, Kristen Kilfoyle and Greer Burton took this video and I thought I’d share it with you today. 🙂 Grass Grazers from Greer Burton on Vimeo. Every day, the cows are moved to fresh pasture. This is a beautiful short clip of how easy this is to accomplish. They are ready at … Read the Rest

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“Big Herd” Move

We have had the “Mob” here at Briarmoor for about a month now and they have gone through all the fields, so come Monday morning most of the group will be hauled to other farms to eat their fill.  Then late summer we will get them back.  There are around 350 head and it is … Read the Rest

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