It's been a quiet week here on the farm; our only real excitement was the purchase of a new tractor which had all the boys running around arguing over who got to drive first. Those of us less enamored of heavy machinery have been staying prudently inside and trying to keep warm.
Unlike us frail humans, cows aren't much bothered by snow. Because they're ruminants, their digestion gives off enough body heat to keep cattle perfectly comfortable when it's chilly. A cow in winter doesn't want to be inside -- she just wants more food! For the curious, we've got a few pictures of our girls in the snow up in our photo album: