(New) life on the farm

Student Sara Chanez

Photos by Christopher Gannon.

Spring means additional (small) animals to care for on the university's teaching farms. Above, animal science junior Sara Chanez, who works at the dairy farm, feeds a month-old female holstein. About 35 calves are born each month at the dairy farm on 260th Street.

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Dave Olson's farm animals Postcard from Campus


Below, Ben Drescher, director for all the animal science farms, checks on recently hatched chicks at the Robert T. Hamilton Poultry Teaching and Research Facility on State Avenue. The farm broods new chicks every three to four months.


Animal science farms director Ben Drescher