We removed and replaced the free stalls and mattresses ...
We got a sand shooter bucket. You scoop up the sand from the pile, move it to the barn, and it shoots it into the free stalls.
We smoothed out the sand to make it level.
I am sure this is the only time they will be crawling in here.
And today, we got to let the cows try it out! They seemed to like their new sand. Now just the other half to do ... and the other barn!
Kris did take a short break this weekend to watch us run a 15.5 mile (25K) Fifth Third River Bank Run in Grand Rapids. I ran with Team Chocolate Milk, Annie Link is a fellow dairy farmer, and of course we were both happy to drink it at the end!
We just got a message from our neighbor Sharon Brock that she sees a new calf in the pasture along her yard. Never a dull moment in the spring!
Want to know more about the farm? Like the page on Facebook, on Twitter @carlashelley, or sign up to get the blog by email - the form is on the right side of the page.