Play the long game

In pasture, as in parenting, patience wins


Teenagers. All gas, no brakes, as the saying goes. Pulling on the leash, but not ready to be let loose.


Young animals go through adolescence, too. Fortunately, it doesn’t last as long! Just like teenagers, however, they need lots of patience.


You have another huge mob of teenagers on your farm most years. You probably don’t think of them as such. But if you did, your animals (and your budget) would almost certainly be better off.


Chances are you’d even solve something that frustrates many farmers we speak to. Are you game for a new perspective on adolescence?


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