Issue #24 – Meet the Managers, New Cows

Issue #24 – Meet the Managers, New Cows

– Introducing our Managers! — Five new Cows join our herd – INTRODUCING OUR MANAGERS! As we grow, we are more and more reliant on our staff. Our farm hand, Bruce Woodward, has been doing more and more of the important work here and is essential to...
Issue #23 – Halter School, Dog Houses, Scammer Alert

Issue #23 – Halter School, Dog Houses, Scammer Alert

– Halter School 2022 — Best Dog House — Scammer Alert — Website Additions – INTRODUCING HALTER SCHOOL CLASSES 2022CLASS PHOTOS Disclaimer: These dates are approximate pending the cooperation of the calves. Class #1: Start Date – May...
Issue #22 – Meet the Coos Part 5

Issue #22 – Meet the Coos Part 5

– Meet the Coos Part 5 – We’re pleased to introduce to another set of the ladies of Elm Hollow Farm. Visit our Meet the Coos page for the fifth installment.
Issue #21 – New Calves, Companions, and Rare Bull Semen

Issue #21 – New Calves, Companions, and Rare Bull Semen

– New Calves Are Here – – Proper Companions – – Meet the Coos Part 4 – NEW CALVES ARE HERE Our fall calving got off to a bit of a rocky start when Karl decided he just couldn’t wait till his scheduled birthday to get out of the dark...
Issue #20 – Christmas Calves, Companions and More

Issue #20 – Christmas Calves, Companions and More

– Say No to Christmas Calves – – Proper Companions – – Colors Can Be Confusing – – Meet the Coos Part 3 – Say No to Christmas Calves I know how cute they are, I also know there are people out to make some money by...
Issue #19 – Meet the Coos Part 2

Issue #19 – Meet the Coos Part 2

– Meet the Coos Part 2 – What’s a Heifer? What is a Heifer anyway? I have people ask if we have Heifers for sale but after talking with them for a while discover that there is some confusion about what a Heifer is. A female calf from birth until they...
Issue #18 – Goodbyes & Meet the Coos

Issue #18 – Goodbyes & Meet the Coos

– Goodbyes Are Bittersweet – – Who Are the Coos of Elm Hollow? – Goodbyes Are Bittersweet Big Ridge Gretel has served as matriarch of VooDoo Magic’s fold for many years, but there is a social order in every Highland fold that necessitates...
Issue #17 – Clean Air & Farm Visits Update

Issue #17 – Clean Air & Farm Visits Update

– Farm Visits Policy Update – – Halter Training 2021 Complete – – New Clean Air Technology Farm Visits Curtailed for Now It’s hot! The coos are grumpy because many of them are getting near calving time and the heat is getting to them....
Issue #16 – Fly Control Primer

Issue #16 – Fly Control Primer

– Farm Visits Policy Update – – Mini-Lesson: Fly Control – Farm Visits Update We love visitors and sharing with newcomers any knowledge we have gained since our initial experience with this wonderful ancient breed of cattle. We have found...
Issue #15 – Halter Training & Planning For Highlands

Issue #15 – Halter Training & Planning For Highlands

– Halter Training – – Planning for Highlands – – Preview our New Calves – Farm Visits Update COVID, what can I say? It is still here, it is still dangerous, and it isn’t going away. We are thankful that we have been vaccinated, and...