Ashley Messing has not received any gifts yet
We are a week out from Thanksgiving as I write this post. This year the holiday will not be exactly as we envisioned it months ago. Honestly, the entire fall hasn't turned out exactly as we thought it would. When I looked ahead this past summer I envisioned us getting ready for our new baby that will be coming in January. I figured I would be waddling around the kitchen making food for our family gatherings and heading out to the barn to help with holiday chores. Other than the baby doing…Continue
In November 2014 we put the first group of calves in our brand new automated feeding barn. You always hear about the disasters when it comes to automated calf feeders. But we rarely heard about a success story. Truth be told, this facility and management change has turned our entire calf program around from birth to post weaning.
To give you some background, our previous situation was far from ideal. We had calves coming out of our ears. They were stuck everywhere. Tied up to…Continue
We all know that dairy life is hard. It is trying physically and mentally. Especially right now with the milk price.
I have been quite sick the last week and a half. For someone busy and used to being out in the barn a lot, this has been killing me. I can only do so many dishes and loads of laundry before I start going nuts. But I have to say this is the best part of working in such a family oriented business. When we need help, everyone is there to support us, help us out…Continue
Since I was a young girl I have always been a supporter of unique and different. I have a
strong belief that everyone should be who they want and be able to express their self without
judgement from other. My style has always reflected complete individuality. For example, my
favorite hair color is purple. Up until a few weeks ago I had purple highlights in my hair and I
loved it. Go figure.
I am in my late 20s now and for some reason…Continue