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It’s the Most Exciting Time of the Year-It’s Fair Time and time to Show Your Dairy Calf

Posted by Laura Stensberg

Now that it is summer, everyone is busy getting ready for fair season. Fair season is an amazing time of the summer. I look forward to all the tasty treats and my kids look forward to all the rides and games. As a kid, my 4H and FFA friends would be getting their animals ready…
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Temperatures are Rising, Don’t Let Heat Stress Get You Down

Posted by Laura Stensberg

Summer is here and so is the heat! It is my favorite time of the year. The sunshine and warmth are wonderful and feel great after a long cold winter and a chilly, wet spring. Summer brings us a new set of challenges on the farm……keeping our animals cool with the heat and humidity. Calves…
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Calf Feeding Done Your Way

Posted by Laura Stensberg

By now you know all about our new snap-in tube feeder, our reusable plastic tube feeder, our stainless steel tube feeder, and our nipple feeder. Now you may be thinking about how to use it all. Let’s review your options: Our New Snap-In Tube Feeder-you directly insert the tube feeder into the spout of the…
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Calves and Cows are “Udderly” Amazing

Posted by Laura Stensberg

In honor of June Dairy Month and many dairies are now hosting a “Breakfast on the Farm” or “Farm Tour” events, I thought it would be fun to share some fascinating facts about our beloved calves and cows.  Even I was surprised by some of these! Please click on the downloadable link for posters of…
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Stainless Steel vs. Plastic Tube Feeders: What’s Best?

Posted by Laura Stensberg

To Tube Feed or Not to Tube Feed? There is much debate on whether you should or should not tube feed a calf. Some farmers only like to use tube feeding as a last result and not as a normal part of their daily maternity care protocols. Tube feeding a calf becomes necessary when the…
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