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My cows get pedicures

My cows get pedicures

These girls put some miles, and a hefty 1,500 pounds (average), on those tootsies. However hearing that my cows and I are hitting the ground nearly the same amount every day is mind boggling to me, all they do is milk, sleep, and shit.

My mental health

My mental health

Being a human is hard and when you're not balanced quite right, little things feel hard and hard things feel extra hard. When you realize you've spent more time crying big ugly sobs than you have smiling, maybe you start to ask yourself "is this be normal?". Depression is a very real feeling for many farmers


You can't stop here

You can't stop here

I don’t know you personally and I haven’t heard your struggles but I will tell you that you can’t stop now.

You’re tired – whose not? You don’t know your next move – many of us don’t.


Installing a bigger bulk tank

Installing a bigger bulk tank

When we make improvements to the farm we focus on improving the animal care, the physical appearance of the business, and the financial gain we will receive. Some of our improvements are simply made to help others, like putting in a bigger milk tank.

It's much more than just milking

It's much more than just milking

Sometimes I wish I would have known more about being a dairy farmer before I agreed to this life. I was ready for the obvious early mornings and long days, missed family functions and rare vacations, but I was not prepared for the smaller details, you know - the fine print, they say.