Tag Archives: Minnesota dairy farm

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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The babies of 2016

Hello readers. Once again it’s been awhile. I always hope to blog about once a week, and my intentions brew until suddenly I have fourteen things to write about and another month has quickly slipped by. At least I’m not … Continue reading

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DIY Newborn Photos

Before our little man was born multiple people suggested we do newborn photos with a baby calf. I wasn’t totally sure about the logistics, but I filed it away in my brain as a good idea. It could be fun … Continue reading

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One Month Old

Pepé’s twin daughters turned one month old on the fourteenth. We’ve had a mix of mild and frigid winter weather since they arrived, and fortunately they’ve handled the changing temperatures well. They are as big or bigger than the calves … Continue reading

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The Thick of Summer

We are indeed in the thick of summer, right? Early August is beautiful, and in our pocket of the state it means the small grains – wheat, oats, rye, and barley – are nearly all harvested and livestock farmers like … Continue reading

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