Author: Shannon Seifert

Babies, Babies, Babies!!!!

One of our many baby calves, this is Hauney.So it’s been a little while since I posted a blog, and it’s not from lack of trying, but from lack of sleep.  I think we have spent the entire month of January on “Baby Watch”.  We knew we were expe…

Update: Cows are back on track!

It’s been a little bit since I blogged about our cows and how they have been doing, so I thought I would take this chance to post an update.  Well as you read in CSI: Dairy Farm Investigation, we had a little bump in the road.  After that pos…

What’s YOUR dream job?

Last week, while I worked to bed in my little calves, I was listening to our local radio station.  The radio announcer was discussing a survey of the general public, answering the question “what’s your dream job?”  Surprisingly, the top answe…

Joke too funny not to share!

A good friend of mine e-mailed me the following this week, and it was just too funny not to share.  As a dairy farmer I understand this punch line all too well, but perhaps as a follower of my blog you may also respect the role we have in feeding …

CSI: Dairy Farm Investigation

Well, besides Christmas and New Year’s interrupting my blogging time, Jon and I have been spending a great deal of time at the farm.  We really had a real life episode of CSI: Dairy Farm Investigation, on our farm this week.  As always, we pu…

Computer Down for Repairs

Well I’m back!  My dear, wonderful husband was left home alone with the computer a few days ago to tend to some much needed, end of the year bookwork, only to upload a virus to our dear computer!  We luckily have a computer guy in the family …

How Dairy Farmers get dressed for Winter?

Well, we enjoyed weather today in the 10’s above zero and that was a HUGE blessing.  For the past 2 days it’s been below zero for most if not all of the day.  Yesterday’s high was -2!  We work hard to care for our cows and calves in thes…

Bracing for the Worst, Hoping for the Best-Blizzard 2010

Well, the weatherman has it laid out for us….ice starting within the hour, switching to snow at midnight.  We are expecting snow through the day tomorrow, then winds to start early in the morning.  Winds will blow up to 45 mph, with wind ch…