Thistle Hill Farm – Blog

…doing what comes naturally

Month: March, 2014

Grass feeding is for “crazies”….

….that’s the view in the Midwest, where corn is king.  Dr. Joseph Mercola discusses the possibility that view is changing.  No, next question. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/07/06/grass-fed-beef.aspx

A sure sign of Spring….

….in England, our Cornwall Correspondent and her husband, Chris, have just turned out their heifers after wintering in their shed.  A beautiful set of animals! Can’t wait to get over there to walk in all that green grass.  Just one more month to wait! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=423305741149258&set=vb.231333727013128&type=2&theater

They keep comin’….

….we’re off to South Carolina and Georgia to see our latest Traditional Devon calves…embryo imports from England that we paired over there.  Meanwhile, our British colleagues keep coming up with exciting possibilities.  This is a Bribery cow….one of our favorite lines. And the sire is from another favorite line….the Bywood herd.  Unfortunately Bywood has recently closed […]