What do I look for in a herd bull . . . ?

I believe that many breeders make the mistake of thinking that every bull calf born out of good parents will make a quality herd sire. That swapping their bull calf for another’s bull calf will fix or ensure genetic diversity. Make no mistake about it; Continue reading

The Homestead Cow

The Family Cow Development Most of the customers that come to Falster Farm are looking for a cow that they can work with in the development of their own small  – family farm. Sustainability is a aspect of their desire Continue reading

Milk Fed Pig Report “Cochon de lait cru”

Along with the scientific and experiential fact that raw milk is an excellent health food for my family, I’ve also been using raw milk (JERSEY GIRLS dairy in Winnsboro Texas) to supplement our pig’s all-natural diet (“Cochon de lait cru”.) The Continue reading

Making a Pig & Pork Difference

The buying public seldom gets to meet the farmer of his food, and even more seldom have the opportunity of seeing the rearing conditions/environment his food is being reared in. The Falsters and their allied local farmer’s do all they Continue reading

Surprise, Surprise

There is a notion in reformed theology that a good cattleman is “thinking God’s thoughts after him.” And today was one of them – only it was a good cattlewoman: Nancy Gail Falster. Nancy volunteered to come help me deliver Continue reading

Sharing the Falster’s Farm Table

Sharing is Farm Caring – Sustainable Farming at its core. Visitors to our Sustainable Farm in East Texas will frequently set at our dining room table. Of course we share our meals, planning session, entertain prospective buyers of our mini Continue reading

Not so Chicken Little – Part 1

All Natural Raising of meat birds (chickens) was a long time desire for my dear mother Reba Sue Bockman (she remaried after my daddy’s death. She used to tell me of a French TV Program that she saw where the Continue reading

Falster Farm Mud Oven Project

In building this prototype mud oven I (Bo Frick of Sweden) have basically been following the excellent instructions by Kiko Denzer in his “Build your own earth oven” book. This oven is being built on wheels, to enable Falster Farm to show Continue reading