Holiday Ranch
Breeder of South Poll Grass Cattle

Archive for March 2010

Premature calf, plus a newborn baby!

March 30, 2010

Yesterday was a very good day.  The premature baby actually drank all the milk in the bottle, then got up on her own and tried to nurse the mama cow.  Mama backed away, probably because I was in the field.  Baby gave out of energy and had to lay down.  This morning the calf was […]

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more on the premature calf

March 27, 2010

Saturday morning.  The calf is lying in the sunshine.  Mama cow is standing over the calf looking concerned. We pick her up and carry her to the sweep tub and try to get her to nurse from the bottle.  She refuses to suck so we must do what I have been dreading – tube feed […]

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Calf crisis continues

March 26, 2010

Friday morning.  Day 3.  The calf is laying in the sun.  She has been up and moving because she is not where we left her.  This is a good sign.  We try to get her up, but she is limp.  We carry the calf into the sweep tub, lay her across my lap, and I […]

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Premature South Poll calf

March 25, 2010

A premature calf is born. How do we save her?

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South Poll Field Day May 8, 2010

March 24, 2010

South Poll Grass Cattle Association is hosting a field day in Montgomery, TX on May 8, 2010. Come learn about South Poll Grass Cattle.

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Grass Farming

March 19, 2010

At Holiday Ranch we consider ourselves grass farmers. It takes lots of grass to raise grass-fed cattle.

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This is my first day!

March 19, 2010

Learn about Holiday Ranch and South Poll cattle

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Hello world!

March 19, 2010

Welcome to WordPress.com. This is your first post. Edit or delete it and start blogging!

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