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Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-27-2013, 04:44 AM
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Posted By liebrecht
You can watch them and watch them. Then.....when...

You can watch them and watch them. Then.....when you finally figure it is safe to run to the grocery store for 30 minutes for what you NEED.......you WILL get home to a calf standing there<sigh>....
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-06-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,060
Posted By liebrecht
To make your life easier, and the guys life less...

To make your life easier, and the guys life less cranky, I have Dexters. So look up posts I made and a few before/after where folks with other breeds weigh in. This will save you having the guys...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-02-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,060
Posted By liebrecht
Dairy question. I like my cow. She freshens at...

Dairy question. I like my cow. She freshens at around 4 gal a day ( great for a Dexter). However...as soon as she gets pg, her production drops.....like a rock. She is not due until late March/April...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 10-18-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,060
Posted By liebrecht
Awwww.........they are cute!!!!! Thanks for...

Awwww.........they are cute!!!!! Thanks for sharing!

Liebrecht
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 10-18-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,060
Posted By liebrecht
Okay. LLama/paca/vicuna have non elastic but soft...

Okay. LLama/paca/vicuna have non elastic but soft wool. Goats make mohair ( kid/yearling/adult/white/colored) and cashmere ( and cashgora). Then yak. Or musk ox. Or silks ( many types and...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 10-18-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,060
Posted By liebrecht
Yep. Sally Fox ( colored cotton gal) had an awful...

Yep. Sally Fox ( colored cotton gal) had an awful time with them "outlawing" her.

And has anybody evaluated the wools? How much vegetable matter is in it? You can send it to Frankenmuth and get...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 10-18-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,060
Posted By liebrecht
Also..........FWIW....do not bother to spin cow...

Also..........FWIW....do not bother to spin cow hair.

Liebrecht
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 10-18-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,060
Posted By liebrecht
And having NOTHING to do with cattle....an...

And having NOTHING to do with cattle....an example would be the natural green cotton. It was available to hand spinners for quite some time before it was commercially viable ( fibers were too short...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 10-18-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,060
Posted By liebrecht
Automation brings you ......Walmart. First, a lot...

Automation brings you ......Walmart. First, a lot of very specialized fibers ( Read: exotic like yak or colored cotton or camel or different types of silk) are not available commercially. Second, you...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 10-18-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,060
Posted By liebrecht
You mean spinning is NOT in demand now??????...

You mean spinning is NOT in demand now?????? Sheesh. And I just moved a wheel in with the piano so I can spin while supervising Kid#1 practicing. Or the loom set up in the solarium to weave myself a...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 10-17-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,060
Posted By liebrecht
BB2, If you are learning to spin, get an...

BB2,
If you are learning to spin, get an Ashford. I have taught spinning for 25 years so...may have a clue<smile>. Now mind you....I only have 6 wheels right now......

Liebrecht......spinner...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 10-13-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,060
Posted By liebrecht
I was "impressed" when my bull would just pick up...

I was "impressed" when my bull would just pick up a 12' pole gate on his head and walk around with it<sigh>. The hinges on the gate were put on wrong with both pins facing up. Bull picked up gate on...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 10-10-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,060
Posted By liebrecht
And being of the " small homestead lifestyle"...

And being of the " small homestead lifestyle" myself for 25+ years...Tex is right. A bull of 18 mos or so.....you have not see anything yet. I had a bull for 17 years so I know what I am talking...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 09-10-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 202,060
Posted By liebrecht
Maybe not what you want to hear but.....you get...

Maybe not what you want to hear but.....you get what you pay for. My first Dexter was a great cow so I went back to the same breeder years later for more cows. Same attitude as first cow. The bull(s)...
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