No Longer Bottle Babies

The one thing certain about raising babies is that they don’t stay babies. In November, 5 calves were purchased at a local stock sale and brought to the farm. These…

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Shetland Sheep – Lawnmowers That Reproduce

Shetland Sheep are an excellent source of spinning wool, meat, and make good natural lawn mowers. They are excellent mothers often giving birth to twins or triplets. This breed is ideal for a small acreage homestead farm.

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New Lawn Mowers… Shetland Sheep

The farm has new additions to its’ livestock… Shetland Sheep. Although mowing the yard is one of the reasons they came to Belle Manor, it’s not the only reason. These…

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Dexter Bull for Lease

Many small farms or homesteaders are looking at the smaller breeds of cattle so that they can raise their own beef on smaller acreage. Dexter Cattle are one of the…

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Calves are Weaned and Growing

In November, the farm added three dairy calves to list of livestock. These calves were purchased from a local livestock auction for $45 to $55 each. Once home the calves…

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