Category Archives: LIVESTOCK

~Worming Sheep and Lambs~

Well, the sheep and lambs are all wormed as of a few days ago!  You may find it hard to believe but the wormer smelled as good as any Italian kitchen.   Over the years Silvana has developed her own wormer recipe that  works … Continue reading

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~Farrowing Pigs etc.~

We had a very good Spring farrowing so far with only one sow left to farrow.  Weaning has now started and so far so good, thanks be to God!  We’ve had the Organic Apple Cider Vinegar running into their water the entire … Continue reading

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~Freezing Weather Babies~

The coldest nights sometimes yield the most beautiful blessings!  Amy, came to us on one of the most frigid evenings this winter. Luckily Maggie walked into the barn to milk just after she was born.  It was fortunate for all of us … Continue reading

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~Bull~

We have been rearranging our farm for awhile now.  Livestock come and they go as needed.  For now we no longer need a breeding bull so he was sold and headed out to South Dakota for a change of scenery.   … Continue reading

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~Cold, Damp, Muddy, Minnesota Farm~

  Despite the dreary weather, these 75 bred ewes and ewe lambs remain happy and with good appetite. They are due to start lambing April 1.   Hope I didn’t make you too cold seeing all these dreary photos! Work … Continue reading

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~Organic Prairie Hogs Shipping Day~

These beautiful Organic Pigs went to market on the 16th of December.  This is the finished product that we strive for.  Of course it was severely cold that morning and it was hard to be out there loading.  The trucker … Continue reading

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~Hog Heaven~

Here we are, down on the Callens Honey Farm.  Our farm life in photos!  Hope you enjoy our busy life which just became a bit harder with these cold temperatures that could freeze an ocean!  I apologize for not having … Continue reading

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