Tag: animal care

Dairy Farming

When cows don’t get pregnant

Our veterinarian was about half way through his list of cows at our last herd health visit when we began to realize there was a problem. A majority of our eligible cows were open, meaning only a few of the cows who could become pregnant were pregnant. Just 8 weeks prior to this we had …

Agriculture, Educational

Do Farmers Care About Their Cows?

This post was originally shared on the Milk Means More blog.   I feel sometimes that it can be hard to understand the level of care farmers have for their livestock.  When you don’t see farm life on a regular basis or have personal experience as a reference how can you really feel the commitment …