Thistle Hill Farm – Blog

…doing what comes naturally

Not only falling leaves….

….but calves.  And it’s good to have Wooz riding shotgun again as we move in to tag a heifer’s brand new calf…a sturdy young bull.  Couldn’t help remember the old Angus days when we’d have to be sure mom was a long way off…preferably on the other side of a big fence…when we were tagging […]

End of an era….

….the Jackpot era.  At Thistle Hill, anyway.  Jackpot being sized up by Charles Blankenship of Day Spring Farm in Altamont, Tennessee.  As Jackpot loomed up in the morning haze, I heard Charles exclaim to himself:  Wow!   About two minutes later, he owned him. Jackpot is a son of Rotokawa 243….Ken McDowall’s favorite bull.  We […]


….the Thistle Hill Halloween decorations are up! Spooky picture by Duane Ard.