Livestock Shennanigans

Where Are My Freaking Cows!

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Where Are My Freaking Cows

We used to have cows here at Blackberry Run Homestead. That was about 20 years ago. I love cows, but will never raise them again. We started our herd with two Hereford heifers and a borrowed Limousin bull. Off and running with some very nice calves the following year. A short while later though, we […]

Livestock Shennanigans

One Of Our Ducks Is Missing

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One Of Our Ducks Is Missing

At the start of 2017, Blackberry Run Homestead had a population of 18 Pekin ducks and approximately two dozen Mallard ducks. All of our duck people made it through a comparatively mild, yet unending winter. When spring finally arrived so did the predators. They came in seemingly unending waves. 2017 is easily the worst year […]