Category Archives: This Farm Wife

Seeing Things in Red and White

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in the past 219 years, it’s that I’ve still got a lot to learn. And learn daily, I do. This month’s first lesson came in genetics and that’s a day (or two) I slept through in college. Somehow our black cow and black bull hit a home run with…

  • Laurie E GuertinOctober 30, 2017 - 3:19 pm

    It has taught be to be more prepared. In the quiet times, I realized there is so much fixing I need but I will keep pressing forward toward my dreams.ReplyCancel

    • MeredithOctober 30, 2017 - 3:56 pm

      We all have things we’d like changed about ourselves or “fixed”, but I also think that often the process of becoming and pursuing these dreams is exactly the point and where we really find ourselves. Keep pressing girl! You aren’t alone. xo


  • DottieOctober 30, 2017 - 5:24 pm

    I’ve learned that you never get all the things done that should be done before the first freeze/hard frost in October.  This October didn’t teach me either…..I still forget or put it off.ReplyCancel

    • MeredithOctober 30, 2017 - 7:41 pm

      That’s true! It always comes faster than I think it will, even though it basically comes the same time every year ha. ReplyCancel

  • CraigOctober 30, 2017 - 5:30 pm

    I have that
    Happen a lot in my Dairy cows some are red and some red carrier and some no red in pedigree ReplyCancel

    • MeredithOctober 30, 2017 - 7:42 pm

      It was the biggest surprise! But this is our first time using this bull and we’ve had several brown and some red this year, so evidently he’s going to be prone to it. Wish we didn’t get docked at sale barn for the color difference. ReplyCancel