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    sausage recipe

    Deer season is coming up fast. I already have a good recipe for regular sausage , I would like to try to make a sweet italian sausage . If anyone would have a good recipe to share I'd appreciate it. If anyone is interested in my sausage recipe it is as follows ; 40 lbs. meat , 1/2 - 3/4 lbs salt...
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    sausage recipe

    Deer season is coming up fast. I already have a good recipe for regular sausage , I would like to try to make a sweet italian sausage . If anyone would have a good recipe to share I'd appreciate it. If anyone is interested in my sausage recipe it is as follows ; 40 lbs. meat , 1/2 - 3/4 lbs salt...
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    Lost my buddy

    Tuesday evening we had to put our 14 year old golden retriever to sleep , he was here the longest of any dog we ever had , he was one of the best we ever had. We're really going to miss him , his name was Hunter but I always called him shorty.
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    Early snowstorm

    We're having an early snowstorm (early for here, eastern pa, we haven't had a frost here yet this year) there is about 2 inches already and they are predicting 6 to 10.Most guys aren't done digging potatoes yet due to the rainy weather. there's lots of corn and beans to go and some hay to make.I...
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    twins

    In the past 5 years I have had 5 sets of twins and always lost one of the two , 2 weeks ago tomorrow I had a set of twin bull calves , they are still walking around and the cow seems to be taking good care of them so hopefully they will be okay. I used to hate twins but now I might have changed...
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    rubber boots

    My rubber boots are sometimes hard to get on and off of my work boots , so I take used plastic grocery bags and put them over my work boots before I put the rubber boots on , they go on and come off easy.
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    Nice area

    My son moved to wythe county Virginia last winter and we came down to visit him for the first time since he is here. It's some really nice country down here. a nice area for cattle . It's seems like it's been dry here but the cattle I've seen look in pretty good shape . I think I could make...
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    Afterbirth

    I had a cow that calved on thursday, calf is fine , cow didn't clean yet , there's about a foot or so of afterbirth hanging out . How long should I wait before I call the vet , someone told me once it could take up to 2 weeks, I've never seen it more than a day or two. I just don't want to wait...
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    Veal calves

    I start holstien bull calves to sell as feeders , a friend wants me to raise him one for veal , does anyone know of a site that will give a feeding program for a veal calf from start to finish ? I found a few sites but so far none that give a specific feeding program.
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    Vaccination question

    I have a group of 8 holstein bull calves that we weaned off the bucket a month ago . today we vacinated and banded them. We have been having alot of changes in the weather lately , even though they all seem healthy I decided to check temps before vaccinating , all were fine except one was 102.2...
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    Tarp straps

    I found a way to keep tarp straps from getting all tangled behind seat of my truck, I took a piece of 4 inch pvc pipe and cut it a liitle longer than the straps so they fit snug , I had a few shorter ones so I cut a hole in the side of the pipe to fit those.
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    beef checkoff program

    I just got a message that the supreme court said the beef checkoff program is constitutional , they are going to keep it going.
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    Blockbuster Sale

    I was wondering if anyone hane any results of Northeast Blockbuster sale that was held in april. I wasn't able to go and I was wondering how it went
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    mucuos plug

    I have a heiffer that had her first calf the end of july last year, I think she was bred back the begining of september (the bull was after her at that time and didn't see him after her later) .We weaned the calf begining of febuary. Tonight while I was feeding I saw she had a clear mucous...
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    Heifer lost calf

    This morning one of my heifers had a bull calf and it died , will she dry off on her own or is there something I should do, also if I could get a dairy calf how soon would it have to be to get her to take it , I'm not sure how soon I could get one
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