Summertime and the living is humid

Jim and I had to run to G’ville to drop off something at Tech and as we were driving by the Walgreens at Augusta I noticed the temperature flash up on the sign… 111 degrees.  While I had definitely thought it was hot, I thought 111 was a bit excessive and figured that sign was […]

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One-Line-Updates (more or less)

-Maisie is doing excellently.  She’s giving very close to 6 gallons of milk every day.  Jim and I have taken to milking together to speed up the milking process.  He milks one side and I milk the other.  We had our first teat-tiff this morning because he kept squirting milk on my fingers.  I only […]

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Meet Dessie

  Dessie’s First Steps So obviously I didn’t post right away as I had planned.  Turns out Dessie is what the cattle people call a “dummy” or “silly” calf, meaning he didn’t have a suck-reflex.  We tried leaving him with Maisie but after we were sure that he was not eating we decided to step […]

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Introducing Maisie

About a week ago I found an ad in the GA Market Bulletin* for Jersey cows.  We called, only to find out that all the cows were gone, BUT the guy who ran the ad was an amateur cow dealer (not in the bad sense) and had lots of connections in the dairy industry and […]

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