November 2014 Blog Posts (3)

Automatic Calf Feeders - The Future of our Farm

The future of your herd starts with the calves. It is essential to make sure that proper care is given to the cow to help the calf be born strong and healthy. Once the calf is born, as dairy producers, we understand the importance of getting colostrum into their belly and good housing. Regarding housing there are many different options from huts outside to individual pens in a building to group…


Added by Christina Winch on November 26, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Give yourself a break this holiday season

I’m once again on a mission.

Those of you who know me or read my work know this is not a surprise.

I’m always up to something.

This time my crusade is about you.

And me.

The normal people in the world.

Those of us who are doing the best we can to care for our families, our farms and the people and places about which we deeply care.

All too often, though, we take care of anyone and everything other than the one person we need to take care of…


Added by Karma Metzler Fitzgerald on November 19, 2014 at 8:32pm — 2 Comments

Meet and Greet - Robot Style : An Update on the Cows of Hillside Farm

The saying with robot barns goes like this...

3 days = No sleep

3 weeks= They kind of know what's going on

3 months= Things are rolling along

My version would go something like this...

3 days = Coffee!!!

3 weeks = I guess this is going okay?



Added by Laura Flory on November 2, 2014 at 1:53pm — 1 Comment

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