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Elk at home on the farm

 

April 12, 2018

Photo by Vicky Dorvee A visiting elk has been enjoying the Schultz Family Farm on Oxford Road since January, amiably sharing a pasture with two oxen.

There’s an uninvited guest staying on the Schultz Family Farm. She’s pleasant though and no one is complaining. In fact, she’s drawing a great deal of attention to a small patch of land on the corner of Oxford Road and Highway 287, which Glen Schultz is hoping will become more familiar to the public.

Two months ago, a lone female elk jumped into the pasture that holds two male oxen. And she’s stayed around to graze and lounge in the field with her good-natured horned friends, Chester and Calvin. Occasionally, the new hooved-one on the block lithely jumps out to meander a bit, then...



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