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Day At The Farm

One of my biggest dreams in life is to one day live in the country.  It probably won’t happen for a long time but in the mean time, I’m lucky enough to have someplace to go when living in town gets to be too much.  153 more words


How Now Black and White Cow?

This book and this plaque are related.

I’ve owned the book for a while, ever since my in-laws passed away.

I saw this plaque for the first time, yesterday, despite passing it in the car hundreds of times over the years, going to Finnegan’s antique market or taking the kids to soccer at Thompson Park, or, more lately, taking the ‘low-road’ to Rigaud, where I play tennis and walk the dogs on Rigaud Mountain. 512 more words


Ice on the Elbe

Hamburg is a city on a river, the Elbe. But it is also a large seaport and in the 1850s was becoming, with Bremen, one of Germany’s major emigration points. 441 more words

Travels And Sojourns

Meet some of our lovely ladies!

When we launched our blog, our goal was to have a conversation with consumers about agriculture, dairy products and how our family is involved in this great industry.   55 more words

Milk Facts

Mootastic Monday : The Holstein Cow

Holstein Cows are excellent milk producers!

Here are some more facts about them:

* via Real California Milk



Life's Not Always Black & White

About the Author:

Stephanie Nagel graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. She received an Animal Science degree with an emphasis in Dairy and Business.  She was raised on her parents’ 80 cow registered Holstein dairy farm in Valders. 320 more words

Udderly educational -- plastic cow helps teach art of milking

  1. Cows are usually milked twice a day and produce about 32 to 42 litres of milk per day.
  2. They eat about 70 pounds of food a day, mostly hay and corn, and drink about a bathtub full of water a day.
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