• June 2012

    Posted on June 13, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    The first cut is off and we had 2 nice showers which should get the new re-growth coming along nicely. Still have a small amount of dry grassy hay to bale up for the calves and dry cows yet. Hanna and Hamilton just finished improving a road around the silo which tended to get water […]

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  • April 2012

    Posted on April 13, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    Spring has been extraordinarily abnormal. The trees and shrubs are almost one month ahead of schedule and most of our neighbours had seed in the ground by the end of March. Our alfalfa crop went in April 6. Busy now getting the manure out, picking some stones and general spring clean up. Rain is needed […]

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  • March 2012

    Posted on March 11, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    Today feels like the first breath of spring. Shadow, our horse, is frisky and looking forward to running around the pasture soon. Congratulations to Glen Krantz, Clairmount Holsteins of Stratford in getting Legacy Mr Burns Shasta VG as a two year old. Also congrats to Paul Vickers of Meaford for Legacy Shottle Gabe obtaining VG […]

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  • January 2012

    Posted on January 13, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    Happy New Year As we start this year it is a time to reflect on the past and also look to the future. Since installing a new Lely A4 robot in June 2011, we continue to learn and change every day. Shifting technologies is never easy, but we are convinced that robotics will revolutionize the […]

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  • December 2011

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    December 2011 Merry Christmas Everyone Time just keeps rolling by and we missed November news completely. After being away for 10 days holidays, we jumped back into many meetings, Royal Winter Fair, corn harvest and winter preparations. I have decided not to book time away in November again. Legacy Allan Gwen moved up to 94 […]

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  • October 2011

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    Happy Thanksgiving. Fall is upon us and we are having wonderful weather this week. Let’s hope it lasts until Dec 1st… Devon O’Hara classified yesterday leaving 3 new VG 2 yr olds. Legacy Goldwyn Robecikia, Legacy Goldwyn Gladiolia and Legacy Baxter Ginger all scored VG 85. Legacy Outside Robbie, Legacy Outside Glace and Malibu Goldwyn […]

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  • September 2011

    Posted on September 13, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    Welcome back to the Legacy. After settling into a new routine, we are finally starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Our new A4 Lely robot was operational June 14 and the experience was similar to having a baby, only we are mid 50’s thus extra stressful… The renovations in the […]

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  • May and June 2011

    Posted on May 13, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    This month we are combining the May and June news. It has been slightly crazy here as we are installing a Lely A4 robotic milker. As a result we lost our 12 tie stalls and 12 freestalls. As of this week we will have 13 more freestalls completed. The robot should move into its own […]

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  • April 2011

    Posted on April 13, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    The smell of spring is finally in the air after a cool start to the month. We still have some snow on the ground but it should disappear in a few days. Much slower start to the seeding than last year as we had grain in by April 2 last year. Patty Jones was out […]

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  • March 2011

    Posted on March 13, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    Winter is still hanging around here. Steve and I are finally getting our legs back under us after returning from 17 days in India during February. We had a fantastic time with the Gay Lea group learning about India‚Äôs cooperative model in the largest milk producing country in the world. Cows everywhere, 1.2 billion people […]

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