Posts Tagged ‘Holstein’

A Mother’s Day Tribute to MilkTruck.

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It didn’t seem right to celebrate Mother’s Day without talking about the “Foster Mother’s of the Human Race“. And if we are going to celebrate this day with our ladies, on our farm it’s only fitting to talk about our greatest cow, MilkTruck. MilkTruck is our oldest cow, she is 9 years old and is […] Read more…

Where The Wild Holstein Roam.

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Funny poem about dairy cows

Last night while tossing and turning and in a NyQuil induced fog my mind wandered on to the idea of what the lives of the wild Holstein cow that animal rights activists like to talk about, must be like. I mean they have to be basing their knowledge off of an actual herd of wild […] Read more…

Why are dairy cows skinny?

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I have often had people ask me why my cows are so skinny. Online I have seen people make claims that dairy cows are skinny because dairy farmers are milking them all the time and causing their bodies to burn out. Of course I have a different take on this information.  Let’s take a look […] Read more…

A bull calf is born…

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Yesterday on my Facebook page I shared the story of a heifer who we induced to calve because she was overdue and our vet felt the calf was quite large. She ended up needing assistance in the birth and my husband held the camera as I started to help the  calf make his way into […] Read more…

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