Tag Archives: cows

Selling the Cows

Fifteen years ago next month Holly and I bought our first truck load of Jersey Springer heifers. Since that time we have grown our dairy and moved from a rented dairy (my grandparents) to the dairy we purchased and remodeled … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Milking as a Family (Trevor “pushes” the Cows)

Milking lately has become a family affair.  We have had record warm temperatures for January (mid 40’s) so Casen and Trevor have been coming out to milk in the afternoons, which can make for a full barn, but they are … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Milking with Casen

On Friday night I got my turn to milk.  Our milk tester (Scott) was there. Casen loves to go help. Every time I got the cows in he would yell “Go Go”.  It was getting late, and I was going … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Leadership Learned From Cows

Each morning as I milk my cows I find myself wishing that more of them would walk into the barn by themselves and not have to be prodded along.  This would save me a lot of time and effort in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Kyle Gets Pooped On

One of the questions that I was asked while speaking at a local school was “Have you ever stepped in cow poop?”  Well actually there are much more disgusting things that happen on the dairy than just stepping in poop.  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment