Each kid has a distinct personality and we grow incredibly attached to all of them by the time they leave at 8 weeks.
The notion of culling all the bucklings at birth as many farms do as general practice is not acceptable to us.
Anyone who has been a parent knows how much work this is!
They also hop onto the milk stand eagerly and give us milk so we can provide delicious cheese and other dairy products for our local neighborhood.
Culling practices can help farms increase their profit margin, save time and work towards genetics in a dairy herd that emphasize high milk production.