Maid – Cow Family Feature

Maid – Cow Family Feature

In the late 1950’s, two idealistic and ambitious young men were building up a herd of Milking Shorthorns to fill their newly constructed milking set-up for 100 cows, a sizable operation for their day. These men were my late husband, Kenneth Hoffman, and his brother...
Dream – Cow Family Feature

Dream – Cow Family Feature

From Sweet Dreams to Happy Dream and everyone in between We thought it would be interesting to take the different cow families represented in our herd today, and trace them back to the original animals we purchased.  This takes some extensive research through the...
Choosing sires for next year

Choosing sires for next year

Winifred: My daughter Martha and I have been going through our cow list and planning matings for the coming breeding season. Now that this spring’s calves are off to a good start so we can evaluate last year’s matings, we’re looking at our overall plan for the next...