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It Takes a Calf

Posted on April 20, 2015

Cows make milk. People drink milk. It seems simple. But the complicated process of getting the milk from the cow to your morning bowl of cereal may involve more than is initially obvious, especially to…

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Multiple Hitches

Posted on November 18, 2013

Since the touring season has ended, I thought I’d give you a little peek behind the scenes on what we’ve been up to on the 1900 farm. A few weeks ago, we got a fun…

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New Arrivals!

Posted on August 30, 2013

The 1900 farm welcomed a new litter of pigs to the farm late this morning. The mother was a Duroc sow and the father was Harvey, our Berkshire boar. Read more about Berkshires and Harvey…

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Lady Beetle: Friend or Foe?

Posted on July 5, 2013

As the weather has been warming up (quite rapidly!) this spring and early summer, have you noticed any ladybugs waking up inside your house? Have you vacuumed what seems like thousands of them out of…

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Spotted: Baby Calf!

Posted on June 8, 2013

This morning the 1900 welcomed a new addition to the farm. Our milk cow Lily gave birth to a bouncing baby bull. Mom and calf are doing well. Next time you come to the 1900…

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A Honeybee History

Posted on May 28, 2013

As spring has finally come into full swing here on the 1900 farm, the cherry, pear, and apple blossoms in the orchard and fresh shoots of clover emerging in the hayfields have reminded me of…

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Welcome, Harvey!

Posted on April 17, 2013

The 1900 Farm welcomed a new animal into our herd earlier this year: a boar who has been given the farm name of “Harvey”.  Harvey is an 18 month old purebred Berkshire boar who comes…

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The Last Addition for This Year!

Posted on July 19, 2012

Welcome to Mary Ann’s new calf – Adrian. This is him – at about 2 minutes old. Born July 18th!

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Welcoming a New Addition!

Posted on June 27, 2012

Our cow Lily gave birth to her calf this morning around 9am with some assistance from our farmers. He is a big black bull calf, and this picture is of him at about 10 minutes…

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More New Arrivals!

Posted on November 9, 2011

I apologize to my readers for being absent for a bit.  October turned out to be very busy on the farm.  With any luck, regular posts will be back next week.  In the meantime, enjoy…

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