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Frigid milking frustration

The good part first. Gerty is giving us a really nice yield of milk, and I think it might improve a bit more over the next week or so as she settles back into life at The Ozark House (and, … Continue reading

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Bovine trickery

Milk production’s been down the last few days. We were getting more than a gallon on our best day; today, it was less than half a gallon. I’ve been at a loss. She has plenty of hay and a little … Continue reading

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Milking the Cow: Day 3

Day 3 – Aug. 16, 2013 There will obviously come a time—hopefully soon—when the morning milkings will, by and large, be uneventful. At that point, I’ll quit regularly blogging about them. But that time is not yet, and while we’re … Continue reading

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