8/7/2014Our last meeting was today. We Tie-died our white CREAM t-shirts and had a small picnic. We also cleaned up the farm and organized it to help the returning group for the Fall semester. A beautiful sunset finished off the day as well!
Our cow Almond also calved in today. A baby bull was born and his name is Arthur!
8/6/2014 - Addison County Fair DayWe had a great turn-out at the fair today. Many of our heifers placed very well. We thank everyone who helped and supported. There were many show goers that were interested in our herd and had asked many questions. The show group did a great job with the heifers, they looked beautiful! The heifers also acted very well in the ring.
The results are below:
|Addison County Fair Placings|
|Winter Heifer Calf||UVM CREAM Meteor Maribelle||1st Place||Also received 1st place for reserve junior champion|
|Fall Heifer Calf||UVM CREAM Admiral Jazz||2nd place|
|Fall Heifer Calf||UVM CREAM |
|Spring Yearling Heifer||UVM CREAM|
G.W Atwood Sarsaparilla
|Winter yearling Heifer||UVM CREAM Detroit Maisy||1st place|
|Winter yearling Heifer||UVM CREAM|
G.W Atwood Meek
|Fall yearling Heifer||UVM CREAM|
|Junior best 3||UVM CREAM|
UVM CREAM Detroit Maisy
UVM CREAM Meteor Maribelle
|Produce of Dam`||UVM CREAM Meteor Maribelle|
UVM CREAM Detroit Maisy
|1st place||Produce of UVM CREAM Blade Mable|
7/30/14 - Project Heat-lotEvery CREAM group usually has a big project that takes place to help improve the farm in some way. We decided to fix the heat-lot and touch it up!
7/28/14 - Family Photo!This morning was a lot of fun. We took a picture of Lucerne's family! We did one with just the family and then we took a big group photo!
7/27/14 - New addition on the farm!Today Drusilla one of our cows gave birth to a beautiful baby girl who was named Dakota. They are both doing well.
7/21/14 - Check us out on facebook!For those of you who like to follow CREAM and would like to see more pictures and updates, please follow our facebook page too!
Click the image below to get to our facebook page!
7/9/14 - Middlebury Campers came to visit!Today was an exciting day! Middlebury campers visited and toured the farm. It was a fun experience for not only the Middlebury campers, but for us. It was awesome to see these young campers so interested in dairy management and how we run the farm. They had a great time from seeing the farm, playing with calves and getting to see the horses!
7/7/14 - Update on the CREAM logoUsually every CREAM group gets 'swag'. Swag is the term we use for clothing as a remembrance of the program. Recently I updated the looks of the CREAM logo to try and make it look smoother. This updated logo going on our clothing for our summer swag.
We want to thank Curt Prestatsh, the artist over at Amalgamated Culture Works for helping us out!
Old CREAM logo
New CREAM logo
7/3/14 - Funny faces from the cows!Cows are really funny animals. Many of the cows on our farm are photogenic and a few of them were caught in their moments!
6/24/14 - Twin calves to start off the day!We had an exciting morning here at the barn! Our cow Lucerne had twin heifers. Their names are Latifah and Levi. The calving went great, both calves are doing very well and so is Lucerne!
Alex feeding Levi her first colostrum.
Emma feeding Latifah her first colostrum.
6/18/14 - CREAM herd Dairy EvaluationsToday was an exciting day for the CREAM herd. Each of the Holstein cows in our milking herd were ranked and we had a wide variety of ranges. When cows are graded what many people look for is their stature. A few examples of what they look for is foot and leg conformation, overall stance, and look like the average dairy cow.
Today one of our cows, Sweat Pea was given a 90. She is the first CREAM cow in a long time to score as an excellent cow!
We celebrated with cake!
5/19/14 - Welcome Summer CREAMers
Must Be The Milk -
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Paul Miller Research Center
500 Spear Street
South Burlington, VT
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