Thistle Hill Farm – Blog

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Category: Tomina Farms

Thistle Hill Alumni Club….

….we took a side-trip on the way to the recent Devon meeting to visit the Tennessee chapter of the club.  The girls at Tomina Farms near Waynesboro were clearly over-joyed to see us….or at least Wooz.  We were just excited to see how well animals we had raised were doing so well under the care […]

Thistle Hill Alumni…Tennessee Chapter….

….we’re always gratified to see how Regina and Tom Tesnow take our genetics to the next level.  Their Tomina Farm in Waynesboro, Tennessee probably has more Thistle Hill cows…and their progeny…than we do.  Well, not quite.  And they’ve blended to some other great lines, particularly Bill Roberts’ 12 Stones Grassland Beef. Their first big catch […]

The Thistle Hill Alumni Club….

“Shenandoah“….a yearling heifer who is the result of a pairing here at Thistle Hill.  The dam is Q1 and the sire, U2 “Double Trouble”. Q1 was an older cow we sent into retirement in the South—Tomina Farms in Tennessee—but, as you can see, she’s still working for Regina and Tom Tesnow.  Actually, at 8 years […]