The cows are milked and fed 2 times a day. The feed ration formulated for our herd by our dairy nutritionist helps keep the cows milking at peak production.
This feed ration is calculated according to how much milk our cows are producing, what quality of feed we have on hand and the addition of supplements and protein.
A different ration is fed to our dry cows and non-milking heifers and calves. Our nephew Terry and grandson John Jacob help with the afternoon feeding and milking chores.
This is John Jacob’s first season with helping at the pm milking time and we are proud of this interest and help.
Thanks to all our family for their continued help and support.
Farming is all about family!