Sorin the Steer’s Taste of Freedom

By |2019-07-30T15:12:54-04:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Creative|

Sorin, a shaggy, black, 900-pound Scottish Highlander with 18-inch horns, can look intimidating. But he is tamer and better behaved than many dogs. Call his name, and he'll come. He loves neck scratches and belly rubs, but I admit he looks scary.

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Larry the Bull Finds His Dream Cow

By |2019-07-15T13:11:42-04:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Creative|

The Cow Taxi (our big pickup with stock trailer) has been busy shuttling cattle this week. I felt like a Soccer Mom delivering these cows to this field and those to another. Miles Smith Farm now has three active off-farm pastures: one in Barnstead and two pastures in Canterbury. This was a week of sorting and [...]

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Cows Say: Hooray for Human Hands!

By |2019-07-13T03:27:51-04:00July 13th, 2019|Categories: Creative|Tags: , , , |

Do you think cows like to be hugged? Mine do! My shaggy Scottish Highlanders were literally bred for it. That is to say, on Miles Smith Farm any people-haters don't remain in the gene pool. At worst our cattle don't mind people; at best they are big teddy bears. Even our bulls are lovers, not [...]

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