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Food Blogs

POSTED: Mar 28, 2010 CATEGORY: Miscellaneous

I (Lisa) love reading food blogs. Many of the recipes I can only dream of making, not because I don't want to or don't think I'm capable (although I am no Martha), but because time is of the essence around Casa de Poncia. Between our jobs, the Ranch, the dogs, and of course our daughter Avery...

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Our Future Grass-Fed Beef Rancher

POSTED: Feb 22, 2010 CATEGORY: Poncia Family Our Animals

Our Future Grass-Fed Beef Rancher

Loren took our daughter Avery Jane (11 months) out to the ranch this weekend. Avery owns one of her own cows, it was a very generous gift from another Marin County rancher. We are hoping her cow (and its future offspring) will produce enough calves in the next 18 years to give Avery a jump...

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Valentine's Day Calf

POSTED: Feb 16, 2010 CATEGORY: Our Animals

Valentine's Day Calf

While most of our cows have their calves in the Fall, a small group have their calves in the early springtime. We call them our Spring Calvers, even though it is really still the wintertime here (even in sunny California). Of this group, we have had 18 calves so far and are expecting another 10...

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Changing Pastures

POSTED: Jan 10, 2010 CATEGORY: How We Ranch

Changing Pastures

Today we moved a group of about 120 cows and calves from the east fields to the west fields. They had been in the east fields since the first rains of the season and had eaten just about all of the available grass. The west fields have grass and clover about 14 inches tall, just perfect for the...

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Christmas Day Lambs

POSTED: Dec 27, 2009 CATEGORY: Our Animals

Christmas Day Lambs

This time of year our sheep begin to lamb. We have had about 40 new baby lambs born in the past 2 weeks. Seeing the little lambs run through the green grass is just amazing. Here are some of the newest additions, they were born on Christmas Day.

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It's Showtime for the Bulls

POSTED: Dec 4, 2009 CATEGORY: Our Animals

It's Showtime for the Bulls

A few weeks ago we put seven of our bulls in with our cows. They will have about sixty days to breed. Since this is a family friendly website we'll spare you the details and real action shots but here is a photo of one of our bulls in a field of about thirty cows. This bull weighs about 2,000...

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