The Phelps FamilyFarm Blog
When to calve?
Over the past 15 years we've calved at various times of the year and found pros and cons. For sure, we don't want to calve in the middle of summer. Too hot for the cows and by the time the calves can eat grass the quality is gone. We have good indoor...
We got back from Labor Day weekend to find 3 new calves on the ground. Two heifers and a bull. We love fall calving. In the winter and early spring, it is cold and wet. Calve outside and risk losing one to weather, but calve inside, increase risk of sickness. And...
Exciting new ET calves from Champion Hill Donor Female
Really excited about these ET calves from our Champion Hill donor by Double Vision. Gordy here has really taken off.
Summer 2018 Milestones
You wait all these years for the day to finally come when your oldest child can safely drive the tractor…so he can clean out the barn (he runs the manure spreader too!)
Tips for Ordering Your Beef
STEAKS Approximately one-third of your order will consist of steaks. You will need to decide how thick you want them and how many per package. Our steaks are usually pretty good-sized. We usually order them 1 inch thick, but if you like a thick steak you can go to...