Kids Corner: The Roelike Family

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Wyatt Roelike  
11 years old
Going into sixth grade 

When do you do chores? I help every day with morning and night chores. 

What is your favorite and least favorite chore? I like pushing in feed with the skid loader. I don’t like cleaning pens and bedding them. 

What project (besides daily chores) do you enjoy helping your parents with on the farm? My favorite thing I enjoy is raking hay and packing silage on the pile with the tractor. 

Tell us a fun memory you have of living on the farm. My favorite memory is kayaking out on our pond. 

What is your favorite animal on your farm? My favorite animals are our two goats, Bella and Dixie. They are funny because they jump on things and are always getting out of their pen. 

What do you want to be when you grow up? I want to be an Air Force pilot when I am older. 

If you had a farm, describe what it would look like. My farm would have cows, goats, chickens, turkeys, pigs, a dog and some cats because they always show up. 

What is your favorite game to play on the farm? My favorite game is playing catch with a baseball. I also like shooting birds with my BB gun. 

What is your favorite meal that your mom or dad makes? My mom’s chicken noodle soup. 

What is your favorite thing to do off the farm with your family? I like going camping and to the cabin. 

What is your favorite dairy product? Mint ice cream.

Connor Roelike 
9 years old 
Going into third grade

When do you do chores? I do chores morning and night. 

What is your favorite and least favorite chore? I like scraping off alleys with the skid loader, and I don’t like feeding grain in the calf barn because you get all dusty when it’s windy. 

What project (besides daily chores) do you enjoy helping your parents with on the farm? Driving tractor while picking rocks with Dad and Grandpa. 

Tell us a fun memory you have of living on the farm. Having a slip and slide with Ag-Bag Plastic. 

What is your favorite animal on your farm? My favorite animal is my cow, Bessie. She always lets me go up to her and pet her when I bring cows in. 

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

If you had a farm, describe what it would look like. A farm just like ours. It would have all the same animals: a dog like Luna or Copper and maybe a donkey. Everything would be Case IH.

What is your favorite game to play on the farm? Playing tag on the trampoline and baseball. 

What is your favorite meal that your mom or dad makes? Waffles. 

What is your favorite thing to do off the farm with your family? I like to go fishing on the pontoon. 

What is your favorite dairy product? All ice cream.

Delia Roelike
5 years old
Going into first grade

When do you do chores? I do chores when Mom and Dad do. 

What is your favorite and least favorite chore? My favorite chores are bringing in cows to milk and feeding the baby calves. I like to do all the chores in the barn. 

What project (besides daily chores) do you enjoy helping your parents with on the farm? I like helping move calves to hutches with the cage and skid loader and helping Dad fix things. 

Tell us a fun memory you have of living on the farm. Feeding our two baby goats with the baby bottles. 

What is your favorite animal on your farm? My favorite animals are my calves, Clarabelle and Lakely. I love feeding them with bottles and petting them. 

What do you want to be when you grow up? I want to be a farmer and firefighter. I want to do chores and then fight fires during the day. 

If you had a farm, describe what it would look like. A farm that looks like ours. I want horses, cows, kitties and a dog. I want to ride my horse and catch the cows when they get out. 

What is your favorite game to play on the farm? Doing gymnastics on the trampoline. 

What is your favorite meal that your mom or dad makes? Mom’s chicken alfredo roll-ups. 

What is your favorite thing to do off the farm with your family? I like to go to bonfires at Grandma and Grandpa’s with Aunt Hailey and Aunt Mariah. 

What is your favorite dairy product? Chocolate ice cream. 

Rayna Roelike 
2 years old

When do you do chores? I do chores with Mommy. 

What is your favorite and least favorite chore? I like to feed calves and play with kitties. 

What project (besides daily chores) do you enjoy helping your parents with on the farm? Play with the cats. 

Tell us a fun memory you have of living on the farm. Jumping on the trampoline.  

What is your favorite animal on your farm? My cat, Blackjack. 

What do you want to be when you grow up? I am not sure yet. 

If you had a farm, describe what it would look like. It would have calves, kitties and a puppy. 

What is your favorite game to play on the farm? Jump on the trampoline. 

What is your favorite meal that your mom or dad makes? I like cheeseburgers. 

What is your favorite thing to do off the farm with your family? Going on the swings and slides. 

What is your favorite dairy product? Yogurt. 

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