Native cows arrive at the farm

After a long wait, native cows a.k.a naatu maadu arrived at our farm on 28th February 2021. We were rearing hybrid cows (cross between jersey with native breeds) until last month. But their high maintenance needs made us re-evaluate our decision. It was two years ago, between February and April 2019, that 3 cows :…

Farm Obituary 2020

Kapila It is with a lot of regret and grief that we are informing you that Kapila, the 2nd cow we brought to the farm last year, passed away on 21st November afternoon. She was grazing when her rope got stuck to a young tree and she fell from a 3 feet ledge on her…

Introducing Kabir and thoughts on bull rearing

Introducing Kabir, the first calf born in our farm, the newest addition to our family. Kapila was the 2nd cow who arrived at the farm last year February had just delivered a male calf Krish then. We knew of the impending delivery on account of Kapila’s demeanour from 22nd June morning. Seshaiyya had volunteered to…

Faux pas

I think people share a lot of positive and success stories of themselves and loved ones who have ventured into farming. I, for a change, would like to share parts of my journey which have been tough (and sometimes, funny). Just today morning, we had one of the events which Noushy and I would remember…