Common Sense and Feeding Your Dogs Raw Meat – Part 2

Dogs can survive for a time on inadequate food, just like us.  What may be bad for dogs is certainly a matter of degree.  Our dogs get into things sometimes that is said to be bad for them and they suffer no ill effects.  That says nothing about a long term diet of chocolate chipContinue reading “Common Sense and Feeding Your Dogs Raw Meat – Part 2”

Common Sense and Feeding Your Dogs Raw Meat

We at Cota Farms feed our dogs raw meat and we sell this same meat to others.  If you search the internet for information about feeding raw meat to your dog you will not find a simple explanation about this practice.  You will find opinions pro and con with lots of ideas about where dogsContinue reading “Common Sense and Feeding Your Dogs Raw Meat”

Feeding Your Dogs In Winter

How you feed your dogs in winter is important if they are outside dogs.  Most of our dogs are outside and are true working dogs.  I consider them employees working security for the farm and account for them that way for business purposes.  They are better treated than most employees; in addition to enjoying aContinue reading “Feeding Your Dogs In Winter”

Drugging our Livestock

By what miracle do we have any animals on our farms?  I am exasperated by the constant call for livestock to be drugged to prevent this malady or that threat to their health.  How is it that these animals have come to us, how did they survive before the pharmaceutical industry came to their aid. Continue reading “Drugging our Livestock”

Somebody Ought To Write A Song

Somebody ought to write a song about livestock guard dogs!  Yes I am enamored with these dogs and want to tell everyone, but maybe you already knew about them.  Since we are relatively new to the whole farming thing we are still fascinated by what some people have known about for centuries.  Working dogs inContinue reading “Somebody Ought To Write A Song”

Summer Lambs

I love summer lambs!  Even though we have never lost a lamb to the weather, I still worry when it is very cold and the wind howls terribly.  In the summer it is so easy on the new lambs and their mothers.  I look at nature and think it is not natural to have youngContinue reading “Summer Lambs”