Makenna Gilbertson
Makenna Gilbertson
Makenna Gilbertson
9 years old
Fourth grade
When do you help with chores? I help with chores after school and early in the morning if we don’t have school.
What is your favorite chore and least favorite chore? I like to help milk cows. My dad started milking when he was 12, but I started when I was 8. I hate doing dishes, but I like washing cow tails.  
What is your favorite animal on your farm? The cows are my favorite animals, especially my heifer named She Vintage. My grandpa bought her for me at the Badger sale. I also like Tara. I have shown her as a heifer.
What do you want to be when you grow up? I maybe want to be a pop star right now. I like to sing on the bus. But I will probably become something more meaningful.
If you had a farm, describe what it would look like. I would have Holsteins, Milking Shorthorns and Jerseys. It would be a big farm. I would have horses to ride in the summertime.
What do you like about fall? I like playing outside.
What is your favorite subject in school? Math.
What is the best thing about growing up on a farm? Having a lot of animals.
What is your favorite dairy treat? I love ice cream, especially chocolate and vanilla mixed, or mint chocolate chip.

Elise Gilbertson
7 years old
Second grade
When do you help with chores? Mornings when we don’t have school and at night.
What is your favorite chore and least favorite chore? I like milking cows, but I don’t really like feeding calves.  
What is your favorite animal on your farm? I like the calves, especially my calf Snapple.  
What do you want to be when you grow up? I want to be a vet and take care of all kinds of animals.  
If you had a farm, describe what it would look like. I would have pigs, horses, cows and sheep.
What do you like about fall? I like being outside when it is nice out.  
What is your favorite subject in school? Math.
What is the best thing about growing up on a farm? You get to see all the animals all the time.  
What is your favorite dairy treat? White milk and key lime yogurt.

Naydeen Gilbertson
5 years old
Kindergarten
When do you help with chores? After school or if I wake up really early and ask my mom if I can help do chores.
What is your favorite chore and least favorite chore? I like feeding bottles to the calves. I don’t like getting muddy because it might get in my eyeballs.
What is your favorite animal on your farm? The kittens, especially Blacky.
What do you want to be when you grow up? I want to be a spy, a waitress, an artist and a mom.
If you had a farm, describe what it would look like. I would probably have horses, calves, cows and sheep. It would probably be a big farm. I would have some of it for people to come and do things. We would show horses at my farm too.
What do you like about fall? Playing outside.
What is your favorite subject in school? Everything. I like doing math and dot-to-dots.
What is the best thing about growing up on a farm? I like getting to do things like scrape poop off the walks.
What is your favorite dairy treat? I like Spiderman ice cream, it is different colors.