Archive of ‘Myth Busting’ category

Feeding Skittles to Cows.


This week the news of a whole bunch of Skittles candy falling off a truck and covering a road not far from our farm spread like wildfire. The candy was destined to be fed to cows and that raised a whole bunch of questions on why farmers would feed their cows candy and if it […] Read more…

Facebook Live- Learning about the FARM program at World Dairy Expo.


During World Dairy Expo I took the time to chat with Jamie Jonker from National Milk Producers Federation about the National Dairy FARM Program on Facebook live. I wanted to share this video here for those of you who missed it. The video is only 11 minutes long but it’s packed with great information. We […] Read more…

5 Facts About Twin Dairy Calves.


“Double your pleasure, double your fun” might work for Doublemint gum and sitcoms actresses turned fashionistas from my childhood but on a dairy farm twins aren’t so great. I’ve often shared photos of twin calves born on our farm on Instagram and my Facebook page. Baby calves are adorable and twins bring twice the cute […] Read more…

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