If you want to save money and also save yourself some trips to the grocery, stashing a bulk amount of beef in your freezer is a great way to go. Whether you’re slaughtering your own cow, or purchasing a side from your local farm or butcher, you’ll love the convenience and savings, I can promise […]
Cows are docile, friendly animals that can yield lots of milk and meat. Though not the easiest livestock to raise, if you have the space and free time, you can definitely try to raise a couple of cows.
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There’s hardly anything more satisfying than a thick, juicy steak that’s been seared to perfection. But no matter what kind of steak you like, it all seems very expensive. Naturally, I think it’s safe to assume that you don’t get very many of them from a single cow, but then that begs another important question:
Have you ever wanted a cow of your very own for your homestead? For some of us, it almost seems like a rite of passage. Purchasing a cow, whether you want it from milk and other dairy products or just for keeping your family supplied with top-quality beef, will do a lot to improve your
If you live on a farm or homestead and have thought about owning cows, one of the biggest motivators besides milk is the prospect of getting hundreds and hundreds of pounds of high quality beef for cheap. Or at least, cheaper than you can buy it at the grocery store! But the journey from beef
Milk comes from cows, but does a cow need to be pregnant in order to produce milk in the first place? It seems like an obvious question, but when you think about it, most people just assume that milk comes out of female cows pretty much all the time. That’s what they are there for,
If you’ve ever been next to a cow, any cow, you already know they are pretty huge. So it’s only natural to wonder how much they weigh. Cows are among the largest mammals on Earth, and although most people rarely pay attention to them driving by, some breeds can be absolutely immense, talking huge! So,
When it comes to cows, I don’t think it’s much of a stretch to assert that the most iconic image we have is one with black and white fur. Whether they’re roaming around the pasture, bells clanking, or hanging out under a tree in the shade, it’s hard to think of them as any other
There’s just something about pure white animals that seem majestic and even a little bit mysterious. From the gallantry of a snow-white horse to the regal serenity of a mute swan sitting still in the middle of a lake, it just captures the imagination! And, although most people don’t equate cows with these regal animals,
Raising a cow to slaughter is not a quick process. No matter what breed, no matter what you feed them, it just takes time. Time, and a whole lot of patience and diligence on your part to keep them alive and healthy until then! Out of all the other livestock species we might own, cows
Cows are just great, in general, and dairy cows are probably the best. They’re just so versatile! For just a little bit of effort you can be kept in a virtually limitless supply of milk that you can put to use for drinking, cooking, or turning into all sorts of wonderful dairy products, and my