Mathias Altendahl
Mathias Altendahl
 Mathias Altendahl
8 years old
Third grade
When do you do chores and what chores do you do? I help at 4:30 p.m. after school. I give hay to the calves and pellet the calves. I help with switching cows and scrape the alley. I feed milk to the calves on pail.
What are your favorite and least favorite chores? My favorite is hanging out with Dad while he is milking and picking rock. My least favorite is bedding the switch cows because the straw blows around.
Do you have a favorite animal on your farm? Cats, because they are furry.
What’s your favorite subject in school? Math, because I am good at it.
What is something you’ve learned in school recently? Division.
What do you want to be when you grow up? Football player.
If you had your own farm, what would it look like? Red barn, garage, two silos, house, granary, with 79 cows, dogs, calves, horses, chickens and cats.
What is the best thing about growing up on a dairy farm? I get paid for chores.
What is your favorite dairy treat? Chocolate ice cream.
What are you hoping to get for Christmas? Madden 19 for Xbox.
What is your favorite activity to do on the farm during the winter? Play football.

Liam Altendahl
6 years old
Kindergarten
When do you do chores and what chores do you do? At 4:30 p.m. after school. I water the calf barn, feed milk to the babies on bottle, lock up the heifers and in the barn I push in feed.
What are your favorite and least favorite chores? My favorite is watering calf barn because it is easy. My least favorite is pushing in feed because it is hard.
Do you have a favorite animal on your farm? Cats, because they are fuzzy.
What’s your favorite subject in school? Drawing, because it can be really good.
What is something you’ve learned in school recently? How to read.
What do you want to be when you grow up? Dentist.
If you had your own farm, what would it look like? It would have a red barn, a shop, silos, granary and a chicken barn. I would have cats, a dog, 68 cows, chickens, calves and a duck.
What is the best thing about growing up on a dairy farm? Getting milk.
What is your favorite dairy treat? Butter.
What are you hoping to get for Christmas? Beyblades.
What is your favorite activity to do on the farm during the winter? Make snowmen.


Emmett Altendahl
4 years old
When do you do chores and what chores do you do? I do chores just sometimes. I help Liam watch water in the calf barn.
What are your favorite and least favorite chores? My favorite chore is dipping the bottles in the milk and riding with dad in the bobcat because it is fun. I don’t know what I don’t like.
Do you have a favorite animal on your farm? Cats because they are fuzzy.
What’s your favorite subject in school? I enjoy bible camp and daycare.
What do you want to be when you grow up? A farmer or school teacher.
If you had your own farm, what would it look like? I would have it purple and white, with a lot of cows like 100.
What is the best thing about growing up on a dairy farm? I like going four wheeling.
What is your favorite dairy treat? Yogurt.
What are you hoping to get for Christmas? Paw Patrol toys and Paw Patrol clothes.
What is your favorite activity to do on the farm during the winter? Go sledding.