Monday, June 20 This week is going to be very different than most. There is a tremendous amount of things to get done before I leave for Missouri tomorrow. After my daily chores I went to the mill to pick up some feed to deliver to my customers as there are quite a few to call on today. Tonight while feeding the baby calves, I started increasing the amount of milk powder in the milk mix to try an...
- Van Wert
WEEK 3 Monday, June 13 After the morning chores were finished, I spent the rest of the morning checking electric fences.† In the afternoon, Dad and I went to Farm Service Agency office to certify our crops.† This is where you let them know which crops you plant in each field.† When I got back, I just worked on some stuff around the farm and helped the kids with their 4-H projects. Tuesday, June 14...
Monday, June 20 This morning I got up, fed my steers, and then walked my pigs.† After I got done with that, mom and I left to get some last minute stuff for my D.C. trip and to go watch my sisters game.† When we got home from her game, I fed my steers and then I worked with them.† When I was done working with them, I went and picked up my brother at Vacation Bible School.† After I picked him up, I...
Monday, June 13, 2011 I completed my a.m. feeding and proceeded to call on feed customers and prospects all day. That night after I fed, a buddy and I went and sheared an Alpaca for someone. That is always an experience. Tuesday, June 14, 2011 I did my regular chores (feeding the young lambs and the baby calves milk) and called on customers all morning. That afternoon my little sister and I took ...
Monday, June 13 This morning I woke up and went outside to feed my steers.† After feeding, I worked on stuff around the house and some stuff outside for a couple of hours.† By the time I got done working, it was already time to feed again.† When I finished feeding my animals, I went out to eat with my dad because everyone else was at my sisterís basketball game.† When we got home, we went outside ...
Monday 6/6 I had a hard time getting out of bed this morning.† Late nights tend to do that. I fed the babies and younger lambs and gave some of the lambs medication to get them over pink eye. I called on some farms today about selling feed and came home that afternoon to move round bales into the barn that were baled while I was gone in Reno. Tuesday 6/7 After my daily feeding this morning, we ha...
Sunday 5/29 Today I traveled to Wooster, Ohio for the Great Lakes sheep show and sale. I stopped in Eaton on the way and picked up a portable auction block that we use for the auction.† On the trailer behind the block were 2 sheep feeders that Dad and I had made that we no longer use, so I was taking them to Wooster to sell in the consignment sale before the actual live animal auction.† The sale w...
Monday, June 6 This morning I woke up and left to meet the FFA officer team at school so we could leave for our officer retreat.† We had a 5 hour car ride to Camp Muskingum in Carrollton, Ohio, where we decided to have our retreat.† After we unloaded everything in our cabin, we walked down and checked in.† We walked back to the cabin and had discussions about what we like and dislike about our off...
Wednesday, June 1st-Saturday, June 4th: This week so far has been extremely busy for me.† Since we had all of that rain, all of our planting has been delayed and Iím trying to catch up.† The last couple of days have mostly been very similar with us trying to finish planting all of our beans because our corn is finally done. Sunday, June 5 We went to church this morning.† My family belongs to St. M...
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 Today I got up, got ready for school, and then went outside to feed my 4-H animals.† After that I went to school to go to all of my classes for the last day and then I took my Honors Biology Final Exam.† After my exam, I went home, fed my animals again, and then worked on my homework for a while.† Next, it was tome for me to wash and work with all of my 4-H animals, which i...
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