My oldest son, Garrett, is excited about his first year in the Geauga Dairyman 4-H club. He recently picked out a beautiful March calf to show at the county fair this fall.
|Garrett with his 4-H calf, Lucy|
|Garrett, Jack and Lad all participated in the calf selection process|
|Jack found a sweet calf he liked too|
|Lad with the truck he drives to pick up feed for our cows|
|Jack with one of the new kitties at the farm|
|Josue taking manure from our dairy to the field where it fertilizes the soil|
|Dad disking a field in preparation for planting|
We harvested the rye grass that was planted last fall.
|Garrett in the rye grass field|
|Taylor mowing the rye grass|
|Jack running up and down the rows of mowed grass|
|Chopping the grass and blowing it into the truck that will deliver it to the dairy|
|Taylor and Lad talk strategy|
|Dad and Josue making a repair|
|The heifers spend some time outside|
|These heifers are curious about Garrett|
|Jack pets a farm cat while a curious cow watches|
|Jack showing his Dad what he can do on the tire mountain|
We've also had several tours groups at our farm and look forward to more throughout the year.
As you can see from the pictures, spring comes with many weather swings. We've had some warm days in the mid-80's and some chilly days in the 40's. That's spring in Northeast Ohio!