Wow! Chip, the cow dog, usually doesn't get this close to cows simply because he has this crazy love for them. I hesitate to let him walk with me in the fields because I'm afraid he would run up under the hoofs! And besides, dogs and cows can be very messy. Last Sunday, I went [...]
Usually, when we walk into this field the cows just stand and look at me. I always think they are wondering what I will do next, This super crazy lady is back! But that was not the case on Sunday evening. Suddenly, we had their full attention and they came running from the opposite end [...]
Sunset times are the best for being with the cows in Toccoa. There's a little hidden place where I go to "walk among the cows." The babies are curious but skittish. The adults will let me walk up to them, and they will even check out my camera. I'm very careful around the bulls. (Guess [...]
I love gray days in the mountains and yesterday was no exception. We went for a short ride to Black Mountain Lake before returning to cook for New Year's. I had actually thought we would go for a short walk—my first since last July and before I first heard the "cancer" word. Once we got [...]
We have been so worried about our cows lately. With temperatures in the teens, we know that there has to be more care given to them.
I've come to realize cows have personality! For example a couple of weeks ago, I was photographing my favorite herd and I noticed a little bit of jealousy brewing. The girl to the right caught my eye but also noticed that I'm photographing the girl closest to me. Mmmmm . . . . Before [...]
These are my new Cows for Cow Time! They know me now and they immediately come to the fence to see me. While they want to lick my hands, I just want to rub their necks. So the battle for Cow affection is on! "Red" is the leader, I think, and she wanted all the [...]