Prior to this week, I had never been to a dairy farm. I am 25 years old and it was finally time to make my first visit! My wonderful colleague and I took a road trip to visit “the girls”, also known as dairy cows, in Goshen, Indiana. Knollbrook Farm, owned by the hard-working Adam family, kindly welcomed and showed us all the effort and care going into producing milk.
As I made my way to the cow’s parlor to visit some of the cows, I noticed other cows were enjoying grazing on grass in the pasture. I went to the farm at the perfect time; the local veterinarian was performing health check-ups that same morning. The veterinarian comes every 6 weeks to ensure the health of every cow and calf. I must say, the cows are extremely friendly and cute—they loved to “kiss” our salty hands. I now understand why people have antique cow collectibles as home décor; the girls have a way stealing your heart. Continue reading