Author Archives: Blue Creek Dairy
So, we’ve had the calves for a few weeks, and they’re doing great! Being an introduction into husbandry for us, we’ve definitely had questions along the way and some concerns and worries too. It’s been a bit of an emotional … Continue reading
With the drywall done and painted, we turned our attention to the wood floors. This is something else we hired out. Could we have installed our own wood floor? Yes. Could we have done as good of job as the … Continue reading
Yes folks, between building a house and bringing baby Jerseys onto the farm, I still find time now and again to work on 12. The first order of business was seeing if it would start. It had been sitting all … Continue reading
This has been a long time coming. It was way back in 2007 when we really decided we wanted to have a dairy. Since then, we’ve been continuously working towards that goal. We made a major turning point this last … Continue reading
We’re so far behind on posting our house videos! Mea culpa! So, here they are! Enjoy!
Here are some numbers from our farm for 2017. For comparison, I’ll follow with 2016’s numbers in parenthesis. Precipitation: 18.42” (21.48″) Maximum temperature: 101.1ºf (98.7ºf) Minimum temperature: -15.9ºf (-5.4ºf) 8″ Maximum soil temperature: 72.7ºf (74.6ºf) 8″ Minimum soil temperature: 33.2ºf … Continue reading
Plus, cutting more holes in our walls!