Thistle Hill Farm – Blog

…doing what comes naturally

Meanwhile back at Thistle Hill….

….we have a half-brother to the two young bull calves down in Georgia.  This one is by Millennium Falcon, too, but the dam was Goldings Snowdrop.  He’s one of six traditional English Devon calves we’re raising here. The first generation we brought over is now approaching two years of age and we’re using one of […]

To the barricades….

….there are times when I think I could be a revolutionary.  Mostly those are times when I hear about the latest outrage perpetrated by chemical giant, Monsanto. It’s hard to imagine a more powerful, more destructive company on the planet.  Their genetic engineering—all government-sanctioned—and their ability to skirt any real scientific review is without parallel. […]

Updating our British newcomers….

….we spent several days recently inspecting our British calves at Doyle Unruh’s farm in Georgia…and our older heifers just across the state line at Bill and Nancy Walker’s farm in South Carolina. This is an Essington Buttercup son by Millennium Falcon, now almost six months old.  Doyle will be holding him on his recipient mother […]