Mt Ruahepu photo courtesy – Follash – wikimedia.org
I knew I was closer to Australia than I’d been in a long time in Te Kumi, because the burger I ordered for lunch had beetroot and there were lamingtons. 133 more words
My cows were beauty contestants today! Every few months a classifier from Holstein Canada compares each of my cows to the “perfect” cow.
They use a hand held computer that has all my cow information on it such as her age, her calving date, how many lactations (time between calves) she’s had and previous scores. 236 more words
During this year, we’ve completed two rotation projects, taken classes to aid our future research, and attended several conferences. The SWBio conferences have been brilliant, getting everyone from all five institutions in the same place, and letting us learn about each other’s research. 682 more words