Jayden Barrett
Jayden Barrett

Jayden Barrett
15 years old  |  Sophomore

When do you do chores and what chores do you do? On school days, I help at night, and on days with no school, I help in the morning and night. I can do all the chores.

What are your favorite and least favorite chores? My favorite chore is milking because I like seeing the cows and learning their tag numbers. My least favorite chore is feeding the pigs because they knock me over when I go in to feed them.
Do you have a favorite animal on your farm? My favorite cow was No. 10, and she was just shipped. I showed her as a heifer. She was always nice, and I loved her. She was my girl.

What is your favorite subject in school? None. I do not like school.

Tell us something you have learned in school. We are basically doing biology in our plant and animal science class.
What do you want to be when you grow up? A farmer.

What is your favorite dairy treat? Ice cream.

What do you like to do on the farm during the winter? Milk cows because there is a heater in the parlor.




Grant Barrett
11 years old  |  Fifth grade

When do you do chores and what chores do you do? Sometimes I get up at 4 a.m. to help milk. At night, I help my grandma feed calves, and I also help feed the heifers.

What are your favorite and least favorite chores? My favorite is cleaning the old barn with calves in it. It’s just fun. My least favorite chore is feeding the pigs because there are so many and it’s hard to do.

Do you have a favorite animal on your farm? Cow No. 1021 is one of my favorites because she is really friendly and I can give her hugs. Cow No. 1207 is another favorite because her mom won third place and fourth place at the state fair. They are both Holsteins.

What is your favorite subject in school? I like physical education because I like going to the work out room and playing sharks and minnows.

Tell us something you have recently learned in school. Division.

What do you want to be when you grow up? A farmer.

What is your favorite dairy treat? Milk.

What do you like to do on the farm during the winter? Sled.




Mason Barrett
7 years old  |  Second grade

When do you do chores and what chores do you do? We milk at 4 a.m., and I help milk, help Grandma, kick hay in and dump feed with buckets in the heifer shed, and open gates for Dad.

What are your favorite and least favorite chores? Milking is my favorite because it’s fun. Feeding calves is my favorite, too, because I like to help my grandma. My least favorite chore is watering the steers because there are skunks in there.

Do you have a favorite animal on your farm? I like the pigs because I like to give them stuff. There are eight of them. I also like the cows because some of them are nice but not No. 446.

What is your favorite subject in school? Math and recess because I don’t like the other stuff.

Tell us something you have recently learned in school. Plusses and takeaways.

What do you want to be when you grow up? I want to farm.

What is your favorite dairy treat? Milk and ice cream.

What do you like to do on the farm during the winter? Sled.

 

Karson Barrett
7 years old  |  Second grade
 
When do you do chores and what chores do you do? I help milk, feed calves and open gates. We do chores in the morning.
What are your favorite and least favorite chores? My favorite chore is milking because you can stay in the parlor. My least favorite chore is feeding because it’s winter and it’s cold and you have to go outside.
 
Do you have a favorite animal on your farm? The cat. It is orange and brown and very friendly. It does not have a name.

What is your favorite subject in school? Recess and morning meeting. Morning meeting is fun because you get to toss the bean bag to people and say good morning to each other.

Tell us something you have recently learned in school. Counting back and plusses.

What do you want to be when you grow up? A farmer.

What is your favorite dairy treat? Ice cream.

What do you like to do on the farm during the winter? Sled.