345 Photos - Sep 10, 2011
Photo: Photo: Staying out of the mid-day heat in a green canopied oak grove...Photo: Taking a break...Photo: Wookerina grazing...Photo: Rosie and her adolescent Roxy...Photo: I see you...#ScottishHighland #DossanPhoto: Fold starts on new breezy afternoon paddock (note grazeline and yesterday's paddock to left)...#ScottishHighland #Pastured #GrassFedPhoto: Well, hello there...Clover looking quite fetching <g> ...#ScottishHighland #CalfPhoto: Beck gives Jake a high five as he goes by to new paddock....Photo: Bellina grazing sequence courtesy new Google+ *auto awesome* feature...Photo: Grazing away...Photo: Peeking in the shade...Photo: Bellina & Fergus grazing...Photo: Herd works hillside on a sunny morn...Photo: Wookerina at the "Salad Bar"Photo: Rosie 'n co mix grazing ridge...Photo: Grazing hillside...Photo: Herd waiting at graze line for paddock move...Photo: Umbria noses into some multiflora rose...Photo: Herd working hillside...Photo: Vicki catching the sunset...Photo: Peas in a pod (or in this case, fold)...Photo: Amber and her hours old calf!Photo: Still wet behind the ears...Photo: Scottish Highland fold collage...Photo: Umbria grazing 'n catching rays...Photo: Youngins learning the finer points of grazing from biguns...Photo: Libby 'n calf...Photo: Frieda anchors the herd's graze line...Photo: Trifecta early spring grazing...Photo: Vicki, Libby, & Honey working early strip graze...Photo: Mama's lick...Photo: The old bull by the horns...Photo: Libby and her new calf!Photo: hi!Photo: Little Ray nursing in the evening light...Photo: Ray nestled in last fall's leaves...Photo: Lil Ray 'n big sister Roxie...Photo: Rosie and her new calf!Photo: Fergus rockin' his bighorn sheep impression...Photo: Vicki and daughter Nahgem bring earth and cloud together...Photo: Clover enjoying a sunny morn...Photo: Silver ear w/ early morn complementary silver frosting...Photo: Up close with Jake...Photo: Checking out my spring ranching shoes on a beautiful sunny day...Photo: Mocha relaxing on a gray early spring day...Photo: Frieda haying up...Photo: I see you; no, really, I can see you...Photo: Youngin' looking for herd...Photo: Bellina stops to say hi to Charlotte...Photo: Honey looses a bellow to git a move on!Photo: Patiently waiting on move...Photo: Ah, that's the spot! Scottish Highland bull Willie works local scratching post...#inmagPhoto: Not that you'd necessarily want to, but, can you do this?Photo: Nahgem playing peekaboo...Photo: Some of the gang enjoying a snow covered sunshiney day!Photo: Fergus chewing cud...Photo: Fergus holds court...Photo: Roxy with an early morning frosty top...Photo: Val (w/ youngin' tucked in nursing)...Photo: Chillaxin' 'round the bale ring...Photo: Hunkered down next to the winter hay...Photo: Some days you just put your head against a boulder and let a youngin' figure it out...Photo: Even though it's not all that cold I'm so well insulated with my lovely fur coat that the snow doesn't melt on me!Photo: Honey 'n company with light dusting...Photo: Nadia 'n son Silver Ear welcome the snow...Photo: Bellina bisects a blue sky and snowy ground...Photo: One of our favorite young cows, Vicki on a sunshiny day...Photo: Honey gives Jake a lick...Photo: Fergus...Photo: Blue sky snow blanket...Photo: Honey tucked in for a nap...Photo: Vicki up close and nostrilly; daughter Nahgem to her background left...Photo: Waiting on more snow...Photo: Cows scribe shout out to Paul Wheaton on frozen pond...Photo: Fergus with light snow blanket...Photo: Jake in profile...Photo: Nadia and son Silver Ear drink from watering hole in ice as the snow flies...Photo: Young Scottish Highland casually works piece of hay while contemplating the view...Photo: Val & calf in full winter coats...Photo: Mocha...Photo: Clover "Ice" calf heads up and getting after it!Photo: Youngins Silver & Mocha enjoying some windy, snowy cold...Photo: Nahgem & mom Vicki on breezy ridge...Photo: Breezy day...Photo: AMD under pine...Photo: Umbria in a wet snow...Photo: Jodi wrangling netwrap off hay bale while young American Milking Devon looks on...Photo: Fergus w/ his styling snow mask; very cool & cooling!Photo: Honey and calf Honeybee (just over 6 months old) in the snow...Photo: Silver Ear: a study in Black 'n White in full color...Photo: Rosie & Nadia with light snow blankets on...Photo: Vicki on snow...Photo: Snow! Just a wee dusting but we'll gladly take it <g> ...Photo: Umbria at sunset...Photo: Nadia w/son Silver tucked in...Photo: Haystack...Photo: Geese 'n Coos reflected...Photo: Umbria in a light mist...Photo: Impressionistic Mocha -- or, the limits of digital zoom...Photo: Horns 'n HayPhoto: Fergus at the bale ring...Photo: Scottish Highlands Jake, Bellina, & Mocha...Photo: The joy of hamstering the bale rings!Photo: Jack, Fleury, 'n Wookerina tucking into some winter hay...Photo: Standaround...Photo: Lunatic grazing...Photo: ContrastPhoto: Jake leans into a bale...Photo: Rosie and SilverPhoto: Hay blanket...Photo: Meghan rocking a hay bedPhoto: Youngin' Clover powering past Fergus upslope...Photo: Umbria and daughter Wookerina head 'em up...Photo: Fergus evening grazing a wet slope...Photo: Wook & WookerinaPhoto: Blue sky Highland silhouette...Photo: Silhouetted JakePhoto: Vicki and some youngins on the high ridge...Photo: Some nice mid-Fall lush forage for the herd...Photo: Fall grazing day...Photo: Herd enjoying green below and blue above!Photo: Rosie heads the gang on yet another soggy day here on ranch...Photo: Hurricane Sandy grazing; not much left of Sandy but a calm steady drizzle...Photo: Big bull Fergus on the move to fresh pasture; purposeful power...Photo: Three young Scottish Highlands enjoying a wonderful Indian Summer afternoon in the dappled woods...Photo: Vicki & Fergus chewing cud on a nice leafy carpet in the woodsPhoto: Gwendonlen & her little calf chillaxin'...Photo: Fall colors and grazing amongst fallen leaves...Photo: Youngin's grazing...Photo: Bellina -- flanked by Jake & Willie to her right and Roxy & Rosie to her left -- stands ready to lead herd to fresh pasturePhoto: Herd heading through woods to new pasture with the noon sunshine filtering throughPhoto: Gwendolen's baby calf takes refugePhoto: Grazing into FallPhoto: Gwendolen leads five calves down to check out what I'm doingPhoto: Paparazzi shot of Gwendolen's new calf being coyPhoto: Scottish Highlands float and bob in an old field sea of diverse foragePhoto: Youngin' hanging in tree shadePhoto: Youngin 'n BlizzPhoto: Chillin'Photo: Val's calf!Photo: Honey in clover...Photo: Devons on walkaboutPhoto: A mess 'o HighlandsPhoto: Papa, Mama, BabyPhoto: American Milking Devons on ranch!Photo: Beck working fence for herdPhoto: Heads down working after paddock move; building soilPhoto: Jake taking a breather in the hedgerowPhoto: Patiently waiting to move to new paddockPhoto: Cutting the lawnPhoto: Herd works a hillsidePhoto: Clover & Honeybee, inseparable...Photo: Blizz, Nahgem, & Fleury (the three white Scottish Highlands front-to-back)Photo: Beck setting front fence line on new paddockPhoto: Beck and friends run fence for herdPhoto: Herd works through tall stuff on hillsidePhoto: Fergus gives some birds a ridePhoto: Trey heads for more fenceposts while herd patiently awaitsPhoto: Umbria's horn pierces a brilliant blue skyPhoto: Bellina tears a fresh mouthfulPhoto: Fluery's Curly DossanPhoto: Scottish Highland eye behind dossanPhoto: Newborn Scottish Highland calfPhoto: Willie after a rain chewing cudPhoto: FergusPhoto: Herd working some mixed pasturePhoto: Herd working some mixed pasturePhoto: I forgot to stick my tongue outPhoto: Crazy Horns and hours old new calf!Photo: Clover in some reedsPhoto: Libby & Honey locking hornsPhoto: Umbria with a mouthful of leavesPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Herd boss Jake emerges from a leafy canopy #inmagPhoto: Bellina leaf browsingPhoto: Libby in the woodsPhoto: Scottish Highlands in deep forestPhoto: Scottish Highlands in deep forest - identifiedPhoto: Hershey with a little something for later tucked behind her earPhoto: Indie follows his leaf browsing mom Umbria into woodsPhoto: Umbria and day old calf IndyPhoto: Honey's calf carried by Rancher OlliePhoto: Heading to the lightPhoto: Daughter and Mom Ruby checking out a big downed treePhoto: Umbria reaching for some leavesPhoto: Honey and new calfPhoto: And then, it rained; a lot, yay!Photo: The herd disperses to the fresh gladesPhoto: Ruby's new little heifer!Photo: Jake with a mouthful...#inmagVideo: Ruby and young calf Clover booking down to watering holePhoto: I whip my tail back 'n forth...Photo: Grazing the high groundPhoto: Silver Ear with mom Nadia on the movePhoto: Jake: natural blonde?Photo: Vicki swirling pasturePhoto: Photo: Photo: Herd in midscape (Instagram)Photo: Vicki head down in field of cloverPhoto: Heading into fresh pasture on a rainy dayPhoto: Waiting on paddock move in the rain; Jake the elder & Mocha a younginVideo: Bellina up close grazing on a beautiful Spring dayPhoto: Bellina grazingPhoto: FergusPhoto: Scottish Highland bulls Bobby McGee & Fergus sparringVideo: Herd move in the Golden Grove savanna
#moo #audio #postPhoto: Eric the RedPhoto: Scottish Highland Java munching on some Multiflora RosePhoto: JakeVideo: The herd grazing tall grassVideo: Little hiefer's first nursing attempts with mom RubyPhoto: Rainy day stand-aroundPhoto: Cowbird flying under GwendolynPhoto: Geese guarding her eggs from Crazy HornsPhoto: Amber with new son Ollie in Winter WoodlotPhoto: Ollie nursing in the sunshinePhoto: Honey & Vicki grazing fresh part of Winter PaddockPhoto: Two Day Old Ollie Taking a Snooze in the HayPhoto: People, Pigs, & Cattle enjoy a sunny afternoon in the Winter PaddockPhoto: Jode 'n Wookerina exhange a morning kissPhoto: Jake in the snowPhoto: Classic shot of Jake nosing into hay bale...Photo: Hay bale cirlcesPhoto: It's good to be kingPhoto: Bellina and calf, MochaPhoto: Hillside GrazingPhoto: Reflected foldPhoto: Rosie 'n new calfPhoto: Rosie & her new calfPhoto: crazy horns 'n calfPhoto: NahgemPhoto: Photo: Photo: Gwendolen nurses her brand new baby calf!Photo: Gwendolen leads calf to meet the herdPhoto: Gwendolen's calf Fleury meets Eric the Red for the first timePhoto: Gwendolen and calfPhoto: Grazing old pig paddockPhoto: North Woods Ranch HeaderPhoto: Nahgem, Libby, & BlizzPhoto: Blizz 'n Rancher Ollie in a dried creek bedPhoto: hi!Photo: Blizz head upPhoto: The fold in savanah woodsPhoto: Heart cow pattyVideo: Video: 1,800 lbs hay bale toss down hill to herdPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: two hevons head to fresh pasturePhoto: scott highs in deep pasturePhoto: front fence in actionPhoto: hillside grazing behind front fencePhoto: highlands and berkshire hogs co-grazingPhoto: Photo: libby & blizPhoto: libby 'n iPhoto: blizPhoto: Libby & BlizzPhoto: blizPhoto: Libby 'n BlizPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: baby sal in deep pasturePhoto: Photo: Photo: first belly deep grass! (honey's rumen triangle)Photo: Photo: Photo: Freida & hay balePhoto: Herd meeting at hay bale in Winter paddockPhoto: fergusPhoto: ma, baby 'n dadPhoto: me 'n wookerinaPhoto: Umbria and daughter Wookerina on winter paddock hay packPhoto: java & vickiPhoto: Herd tucks into round bales in winter paddock during snow squallPhoto: Pigs pig out at mineral feeder while Jake looks onPhoto: wookerina and iPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Video: Photo: java getting a neck / cheek rubPhoto: Frieda 'n herd Cattle EgretPhoto: Rancher Ollie and Jake 'n Honey on high rangePhoto: Rancher Ollie with Herd on High RangePhoto: scott highs silhouetted on ridge#logo #nwr#postPhoto: jake 'n honey in the mornin' sunPhoto: bellina, koko, bobby mcgee, umbria, jake, honey, fergus, hershey, gingerPhoto: A young Bobby McGee w/ mom Koko...Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: jakePhoto: SunrisePhoto: Photo: gwendolyn with a mouthful of green goodnessPhoto: The little mop head w/ original 5 hevons...Photo: Photo: Photo: Tucking into the free choice mineral feeder...#ScottishHighland #CattlePhoto: Vicki w/ mouthful...Photo: Photo: Photo: Jake gets a scratch from convenient tree...Photo: Ah, into our savanna; the herd just loves this stuff!Photo: Trey wrangles fenceposts as herd surges into fresh pasture...Photo: Trey watches fold head into new pasture as he wrangles fenceposts...Photo: Lil Ray gittin' after it!Photo: Fold grazes wood edge in late afternoon light...Photo: Ruby browsing before grazing...Photo: Full scritch extension!Photo: Bellina 'n Jake work fresh pasture; every day...Photo: The Fold in some thick diverse pasture...Photo: Fergus 'n Vicki head into fresh pasture past waving stalks of Timothy-grass...Photo: Herd browsing some thick underbrush...Photo: Sal's a bit reclusive behind her awesome dossan <g> ...Photo: Wee calf bedded down...Photo: Youngins 'n Ray getting paddock move sorted...Photo: Jake leads fold into some thick vetch...Photo: Ruby's little calf waking up from a nap...Photo: Nahgem (white), Libby (blonde), 'n Fergus (dark blonde) in shaded pasture...Photo: Wookerina grazes a hillside...Photo: Ruby and her calf taking a break from nursing to see what I'm doing...Photo: Long distance shot of Jode checking on the herd...Photo: Fergus...Photo: Clover hanging...Photo: Nahgem grazing...Photo: Nahgem grazing...Photo: Bobby McGeePhoto: Spring grazing...Photo: An early spring grazing shot...Photo: Honey 'n Jake close grazing...Photo: Rambler 'n Ray calves...