Kids Corner: The Sonbergs

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Easton Sonberg
14 years old
Ninth grade

When do you do chores? I milk cows, do fieldwork and help my dad.

What are your favorite and least favorite chores? I don’t have a favorite chore. I don’t like to wake up to milk in the mornings.

Do you have a favorite animal on your farm? Probably the cows; they are friendly.

What do you want to be when you grow up? I don’t know yet.

If you had your own farm, what would it look like? Lots of land.

What is your favorite dairy treat? Ice cream.

What is your favorite thing to do on the farm during the summer? Bale hay.

What is your favorite memory of working or playing on the farm? Baling hay.

Oliver Sonberg
10 years old
Fifth grade

When do you do chores? Morning and night, I help with milking the cows, bedding, feeding calves, getting eggs and helping my dad.

What are your favorite and least favorite chores? My favorite chore is getting the eggs.

Do you have a favorite animal on your farm? My favorite animal on the farm are my cats because I like to cuddle with them.

What do you want to be when you grow up? A football player or a farmer.

If you had your own farm, what would it look like? A big hog barn and chickens.

What is your favorite dairy treat? Ice cream.

What is your favorite thing to do on the farm during the summer? Mow the pasture.

What is your favorite memory of working or playing on the farm? Playing in the sand box when I was little.

Jasper Sonberg
13 years old
Eighth grade

When do you do chores? I do all the chores with my dad.

What are your favorite and least favorite chores? My favorite chore is cutting hay. My least favorite is doing bedding.

Do you have a favorite animal on your farm? I like the cows.

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

If you had your own farm, what would it look like? A beef farm with Angus.

What is your favorite dairy treat? Ice cream.

What is your favorite thing to do on the farm during the summer? Baling.
 
What is your favorite memory of working or playing on the farm? Riding in the tractors.


Lyla Sonberg
12 years old
Seventh grade

When do you do chores? I do morning and night chores, bedding and get eggs. I also feed the calves, rabbit and the cat in the house and clean its litter box.

What are your favorite and least favorite chores? My favorite chore is riding in the farm equipment. My least favorite is doing bedding.

Do you have a favorite animal on your farm? My tortoise shell kitten named Callie because she is a little cutie.

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

If you had your own farm, what would it look like? A horse ranch with chickens.

What is your favorite dairy treat? Ice cream.

What is your favorite thing to do on the farm during the summer? When the kittens and calves are born.

What is your favorite memory of working or playing on the farm? Playing in the sandbox and tearing down our 120-year-old barn.

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