Have you ever seen a #HolyCow ? Fistulated cows are extremely important to improving animal health! Not only do they help vets gain access to the stomach, but they help #veterinarians and #universities conduct research on the digestive system of a dairy cow! #DairyEducation
#DYK that the Pennsylvania Farm Show is “expecting” everyday of the show this year? @thecalvingcornerpa expects to have 2 calves born every day from now until Saturday! Today they have already welcomed two calves, Brooke and Erin, which are actually twins! #DairyEducation #CalvingCorner #MooLife #MooBaby
One of the reasons that calves are housed in individual hutches is to protect them from the elements. During the winter time, this is especially true as farmers rely on the hutches to protect calves from common winter illnesses, like colds, as well as the snow! #DiscoverDairy
What classifies as 1 serving? 1 cup of milk or 1 cup of yogurt or 1 slice of cheese. Consuming 3-servings a day isn't too hard after all!
After being born with less of an immunity than humans, farmers make it a focus to protect their calves from the elements by individual pens.
Dairy farmers invest lots of money to ensure their cows are happy and comfortable. Wouldn't you love to live with a rotating massage brush?
Did you know that the tags in a cow's ear provides lots of info to the farmer at a quick glance? Imagine looking for a specific cow amongst an entire herd - ear tags make it easy for a farmer to know who a cow is instantly. #UndeniablyDairy #DiscoverDairy #NowYouKnow
Has your class adopted a calf this school year? Registration is open but filling up fast for the 2017-18 Adopt-A-Cow program. Register today at http://bit.ly/2fkSii1 and spend the year teaching your students about the dairy industry!