Tag Archives: Dairy calf

Henrietta and Baby Number Four

Sunday, March 5th was a busy morning here at the farm. I cared for one new heifer calf right away at 5:00, another heifer at about 9:00, and then I went back to our pregnant cow pen again about 11:00 … Continue reading

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Still White

The weather warmed up this weekend, and I’m glad November decided to resemble fall again for a few days. We still have snow cover, but it’s getting mushy with a lot of melting. A silver lining of the early cold … Continue reading

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A Lengthy Sunday

Some days have a way of lingering on while I do odds and ends, but other days charge forward so fast I wonder where the hours go. This is especially true when I’m doing morning or evening calf chores solo. … Continue reading

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5 weeks & calves of the week

Greetings from steamy Minnesota. They say the dew-point this morning is at 60 degrees, and it’s so humid that cement is perspiring and wet. Even the weather people say it feels more like June than March, and temps have to … Continue reading

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Good Eats

Greetings from Minnesota! We’re back to more seasonable temperatures in the 20’s, but at least the sun has started making an appearance most days. Here at the farm our blog calf, Etta, has had her culinary routine switched up a … Continue reading

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