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Texas Longhorns

And no, I’m not referring to a certain university in Austin where burnt orange is welcomed and the words “Aggie” or “Sooner” might get you punched in the face were you to say them at the wrong time, wrong place.  I’m talking about the majestic beasts you see pictured below. To some degree, those of us here in the West should pause for a moment to tip our hats/raise our glasses to these incredible creatures which were primarily responsible for the cattle drives that developed much of our nation.  For the history buffs reading who might enjoy geeking out about the rich history of the Texas Longhorns, THIS is a great article. I wanted to dedicate today’s blog to why our landscape here at Ramsay Hill is dotted with a colorful array of these picturesque animals.  When we started our ranch with the intention of raising wholesome food for our family…

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City Girl Chronicles of a Country Life

Well, I feel like I can officially write about rural living now that I’ve lived it.  Granted that’s only been for 3.5 months, but on a working ranch of 80…

Grass-fed Beef Meatloaf Recipe

The rule of thumb when cooking grass-fed beef is “low and slow”.  Grass-fed beef cooks about 30% faster than conventional beef because it is leaner and richer in healthy fats.…

5 Unique Grass-fed Ground Beef Recipes

Whether you’re into the paleo nom nom thing or you just prefer to buy your meat in bulk from a trusted, local source that you know isn’t sneaking antibiotics or…

Top 10 Reasons to Switch to Grass-fed Beef

Drumroll please…. Top 10 reasons to consider making the switch to grass-fed beef. A 2009 USDA study found that compared with grain-fed beef, grass-fed beef is: Lower in total fat…

Chickens and The Gospel

  We’ve been learning a lot about chickens lately here in the Ramsay house.  Fascinating creatures.  They are omnivores, so their systems were designed to break down things that could…

Facts About Cows

I am a city girl (with a country heart)…but a city girl none-the-less.  Therefore, cows (from my perspective) have always been far enough away to simply just be admired out…

Cows Were Designed to Eat Grass.

We are leaving the world of coffee and venturing into the world of cows.  As we sell Well Coffee Roasters (the coffee roasting company I’ve been operating for the last…