Farmer Zuckerberg and Dairy News

Three great news stories were waiting on me when I got up this morning. Maybe I should say I found them because a couple are a few days late. I'm even taking credit for one of them. I'm sure I deserve it! Mark Zuckerberg visited a dairy farm. Obviously he read my last post and decided to... Continue Reading →

Feeding Baby Calves

We take much care in raising our calves. By getting the calves off to a good start we make sure that we will have a good herd of cows in the future. The best cows always begin life as healthy calves. When they are born we let the calf nurse the cow for a few... Continue Reading →

Milk and Time 

Perhaps it was a social faux pas, but I couldn't help myself. Maybe it was the holiday spirit. Yes, let's say the holiday spirit came over me. That's why I had to ask Clara if she'd gotten me anything for Christmas. Clara, of course, is my favorite cow. She stared at me and swung her... Continue Reading →

Kid and Cow Routines

Life is a lot about routines; learning new ones and remembering old ones. We are two weeks into the school year at our house. Getting everyone up and out the door isn't new, but this year we have two of the kids starting new schools to change things up for us. The cows are learning,... Continue Reading →

We’re Back!

After five long months of cleaning up after the fire and making repairs, we are milking cows again. Saturday was the first pickup of milk from our farm. A dairy farmer in a nearby town decided to retire and we were able to pick out some of his cows, and we now have a few... Continue Reading →

If You Give A Dairy Farmer Some Ice Cream….

If you give a dairy farmer some ice cream... He'll probably think about milking cows. And if he thinks about milking cows then he'll probably think about feeding cows. If he thinks about feeding cows then he'll probably think about harvesting. Harvesting makes him think about tractors. When he's riding his tractor he might see... Continue Reading →

The Milk and Cookie Ratio

From the dawn of time, man has searched for the answers to the universe. Who am I? Where did I come from? What am I supposed to do? How many cookies should I eat with my glass of milk? The last of these I have pondered for years. After another exhaustive testing period over lunch,... Continue Reading →

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