Brooke Hammann
Brooke Hammann
Brooke Hammann
17 years old
When do you help with chores? I help with chores on school nights when I don’t have games and every morning and night during the summer.
What are your favorite and least favorite chores? My favorite chore is feeding and washing my show heifers, and my least favorite is moving cattle.
What is your favorite animal on the farm? My 5-year-old Holstein, Felicity.
What do you want to be when you grow up? A radiation therapist.
If you had your own farm, what would it look like? If I had my own farm, I would like to have 15 show animals in a show barn with box stalls and large heifer pens.
What is your favorite thing to do on the farm in the summer? My favorite thing to do on the farm in the summer is get the animals on our farm ready for the show.
What is your favorite thing to do off the farm in the summer? My favorite thing to do off the farm in the summer is traveling to see new places with my family and friends.
What is your favorite dairy treat? Play dough ice cream.
What is the best thing about growing up on a dairy farm? The best thing about growing up on a farm is learning how to work hard and sometimes seeing the hard work pay off.

Summer Hammann
13 years old
When do you help with chores? I help with chores whenever I am not playing sports or at friends’ houses.
What are your favorite and least favorite chores? My favorite chores are feeding the calves milk, and my least favorite is carrying silage out to the steers.
What is your favorite animal on the farm? My favorite animal on the farm is my cow, Breathless.
What do you want to be when you grow up? A dairy farmer or a physical therapist.
If you had your own farm, what would it look like? A 100-cow stall barn with a show and calf barn.
What is your favorite thing to do on the farm in the summer? My favorite thing to do in the summer is planting flowers in the garden and walking animals.
What is your favorite thing to do off the farm in the summer? Going to cow shows because I can see all of our hard work pay off in the show ring.
What is your favorite dairy treat? A vanilla milkshake.
What is the best thing about growing up on a dairy farm? My favorite thing about growing up on a dairy farm is that you learn what hard work is.

Brody Hammann
10 years old
When do you help with chores? Most of the time unless I’m at an overnight sports event or at a friend’s house.
What are your favorite and least favorite chores? Feeding my sheep is my favorite, and my least favorite is feeding milk to the calves.
What is your favorite animal on the farm? My ewe, Wilma.
What do you want to be when you grow up? A farmer.
If you had your own farm, what would it look like? A red barn with 150 cows and a parlor.
What is your favorite thing to do on the farm in the summer? Being outside and playing yard sports with siblings as well as riding in the tractor with my dad.
What is your favorite thing to do off the farm in the summer? The yearly cousin trip with my three cousins from Alaska because we get to spend time together and see new places.
What is your favorite dairy treat? Mint chocolate chip ice cream.
What is the best thing about growing up on a dairy farm? I don’t have to go to daycare and am able to spend time with Mom and Dad.

Shyanne Hammann
7 years old
When do you help with chores? When Mom and Dad are out there and tell me what needs to be done.
What are your favorite and least favorite chores? Combing Dusty, my mini horse, is my favorite, and my least favorite is helping Summer feed calves.
What is your favorite animal on the farm? My 7-year-old red Holstein.
What do you want to be when you grow up? A gym teacher.
If you had your own farm, what would it look like? A red barn with a parlor and 200 cows.
What is your favorite thing to do on the farm in the summer? Riding bike around the yard.
What is your favorite thing to do off the farm in the summer? Going to my aunt’s house and riding the pontoon because we get to fish and be on the water.
What is your favorite dairy treat? Vanilla ice cream.
What is the best thing about growing up on a dairy farm? I get to be tough.