Author: Colleen Biggs

The Future of TK Ranch & Calgary NW & Edmonton Order Deadline

We’ve posted our August 30, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. UPCOMING DELIVERY DATES Calgary NW – WED Sept. 6 Order Deadline is MONDAY Sept. 4 Edmonton & Red Deer – SAT Sept. 9 Order Deadline is MONDAY Sept. 4 Calgary NE – WED Sept. 13 Order Deadline is… Read More »

Biodiversity & Calgary SE Order Deadline

We’ve posted our August 10, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. UPCOMING DELIVERY DATES Calgary SE – WED Aug 23 Order Deadline is Monday August 21 Calgary ALL – SAT Aug 26 Order Deadline is Monday August 21 Calgary SE – WED Aug 30 Order Deadline is Monday August 28… Read More »

Antibiotic Survey Results & Calgary NE Order Deadline

We’ve posted our August 10, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. Antibiotic Survey Results Thanks to everyone that participated in our survey. While we didn’t get very many participants, those that did vote sent a clear message. 79.2% of respondents thought we should include the animals that were treated… Read More »

Calgary SW Order Deadline Approaching

We’ve posted our July 26, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. Farm Marketing Sin I’ve been getting quite a few emails from producers who are upset with me for discussing our TK Ranch program publicly. What many people outside of agriculture don’t realize is that there is an unspoken… Read More »

Calgary SE & Calgary ALL Order Deadline Today :)

We’ve posted our July 23, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. The smell of summer makes me think of squirrels… That summer smell is in the air and it’s making me think about putting up as much food for the winter as possible. This includes haying as much of… Read More »

Calgary SE & Calgary ALL Order Deadline Approaching :)

We’ve posted our July 19, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. Living outside the box is not easy, especially in Alberta. In a livestock industry that is focused on the intensification of agriculture, we are definitely swimming upstream. Lots of metaphors I know, but it’s been tough and continues… Read More »

Calgary NE Order Deadline Monday :)

We’ve posted our July 16, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. What’s so special about the Special Areas? It’s very dry here this summer, luckily our stewardship of the wild prairie means we have ample grass for our livestock. But our hay and forage crops we use for winter… Read More »

Calgary NW & Edmonton Order Deadline Monday :)

We’ve posted our July 5, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. Animal Identification Can be Really Cool On TK Ranch our focus is on animal welfare and this affects the way we do things, including branding. Many ranches still do traditional community brandings that include roping, dragging, tying and… Read More »

The Good Old Days & Calgary SW Order Deadline Approaching :)

We’ve posted our June 29, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. The Good Old Days? Driving past old abandoned farmsteads in rural Alberta is commonplace. Many of us feel a sense of nostalgia when we think about these farms and the good old days. But were they really that… Read More »

Happy 150th Birthday Canada & Calgary SE & Calgary ALL Deadline Approaching Fast!

We’ve posted our June 23, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. Happy 150th Birthday Canada! When my mother Leila Lambert and father Dennis Nelson were married in 1957 they both had long family histories dating back centuries in Canada. My mother’s ancestor Eustache Lambert came from France in 1644… Read More »