Tag: farm truth

Cows and Calves, Farming

Cows That Didn’t Make the Nice List

The big day is almost here and before that jolly ‘ol elf decides to spoil my Ladies with extra grain, I’ve made a list. And trust me, I’ve checked it twice!! There were some cows around the farm this year that have not been very nice. You might think, “wow, I thought she was a …

Dairy

Currently on the farm

Today when the milk hauler stops at my farm he will record the weight of my product. A sample of the milk will be collected and labeled and pumped through a hose onto the trailer. He will rinse the empty bulk tank, set up the wash system, and head to his next farm. Today when …

Dairy

The Seven Year Itch (with my dairy farm)

  I’m not going to lie, being involved in a relationship can really take its toll on a person.  After seven years I am a little bit exhausted and almost feel ready for a change.  I have been a dairy farmer for seven years and this last year has been the worst; to the point …