Doctors Appointments vs. Vet Visits

Earlier this week as I waited in the doctor’s office for one of my last prenatal appointments I began to realize just how nice Telegram, cow #120 has it! I may be feeling like I’m the size of the cow but it’s nothing the same!  While I wait hours to see the doctor she gets …

FINALLY An Update on the Babies Arriving in September

I had big plans on doing monthly updates on my pregnancy along with one of our favorite cows, cow #120, Telegram. You can read about the pregnancy announcements here. But then I started another part-time job and well taking care of a toddler and managing a farm took over and I had no time! My apologizes! …

Our Barn Gets a Facelift

Last year our coverall barn cover ripped! It was a tragedy as the roof is what keeps our cows dry and covered and this roof isn’t exactly easy or cheap to fix. This barn is home to our milking cows. Well after months of trying to get it repaired we finally have a roof that is …

Two Babies Arriving in September

NO, NO, NO, NO I am not having twins! I promise there is only one baby is my belly! Yesterday we announced we are 16 weeks pregnant and it’s not just me that’s pregnant, one of our favorite cows, cow #120, Telegram is expecting her second calf within one day of my due date! Now we aren’t the only …

Thursday are Herd Health Day

Every other Thursday we have this routine day at the farm called herd health day. On this day our veterinarian comes to the farm to examine our cows and heifers, while I strap on a 25+ pound one-year-old in our Ergo baby carrier. (I know I need to upgrade our backpack to a heavier duty one. I actually just ordered …

Caring for Our Calves

I know you love all the pictures I post of our baby Jersey calves. They are pretty cute! And you probably also think you’d love to feed those babies and care for them each day like we do. But much like a real life baby, calves come with their own kinds of troubles. No not …