The latest 'Farm Hands' took us to Angell's Dairy Farm near Durhamville. A 6 generation family farm that has the honor of being a Dairy of Distinction Farm and not that we're experienced dairy farmers, they showed us some things we had never seen.
The latest 'Farm Hands' took us to Wilde Wind Farm in Deerfield. A farm we thought was full of cows. Turned out it was horses and I said I'd never go to a horse farm again. It's hard work! I was breathing heavy within 15 minutes.
Our final Farm Hands of the year was spent at By Design Farm in Ava where Polly got quite the shock. While milking, she was electrocuted when her head hit the cow trainer. Thankfully Brianne Willson was there to help.
Who's bright idea was it to have Polly operate farm equipment? Our latest Farm hands visit took us to Riverbanks Farms in West Edmeston. Mike Banks operates the farm with Brenda Webb, Allan Crumb and Marissa Horn. Mike may be a distant relative to Larry The Cable Guy. Mike's favorite saying is &quo…
Lions, Tigers and Bears, oh my! That's just a few of the exotic animals inside The Wild Animal Park in Chittenango. Our Farm Hands tour has taken us to a lot of interesting places around CNY, but none equal what we found here.
Our latest Farm Hands visit was similar to a walk back in time. The Walker Family Farm in North Brookfield is the true definition of "family farm." Running for 6 generations, the origins date back to the 1920's.
Another Farm Hands visit teaches us more of the subtle differences in dairy farming. We visited the Fitch Farm in West Winfield where the family milks about 169 cows twice a day, raises their own heifers and may have the most gentle herd we've met. Milking begins at 5 a.m. in a raised milking parlo…