At a holiday party last fall I had a casual conversation about our farm with another local farmer’s wife whose exposure to agriculture was primarily related to raising grain and … Continue reading Calf Care Part 1: Why do dairy farmers separate calves from their mothers?
A Watched Cow
Everyone knows the saying “A watched pot never boils”, but when you’re hungry, you know you can’t look away from that water – watching the bubbles start to form on … Continue reading A Watched Cow
You may remember my favorite cow, Sparky, from “What’s In A Name”. What makes her my favorite? Sparky is the first calf-turned-cow that I had an emotional connection to. She’s the … Continue reading Playing Favorites