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Caring for Cows in the Winter

02/15/2014

Hare Krishna!

Here in West Virginia, this winter has been the coldest winter on record in 30 years with double the average amount of snow. The weather is beginning to warm up and all the cows, as well as the cowherds, are very much looking forward to the arrival of spring.

Last year in January we were working on a fencing project and everyone was wearing sweaters. This January and the rest of the winter has been far too cold to get any work done outside. It took a lot of physical effort to just take care of the cows this winter because the cold just seemed to suck one’s energy. The result is that there will be an abundance of projects beginning soon: completing and repairing the fencing, barn and road repair, wood removal from the electrical companies work on our road, shed construction to protect equipment and the usual spring projects like preparing the garden. You can donate here to help us get started on these needy projects.

To give a little idea of how cows are taken care of in the winter, we have published in this issue the first two videos in a new playlist on our ISCOWP 108 YouTube channel. The Playlist is entitled The “How To” of Cow Protection. We are always being asked questions on how to do practical things on the farm. As we do these activities we will record them when we can and publish them on the ISCOWP channel.You can take a look at the farm and cows this winter without having to experience the cold yourself. Just view some photos and short videos and you will have the experience of living on the ISCOWP farm and caring for the cows in winter time.

Thank you so much,
Your servant and friend,
Chayadevi
(Irene M. Dove)
ISCOWP Co-Managing Director

“How To” Care for Cows In Winter

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The ISCOWP Farm This Winter

In these pictures many of the calves still have number tags on them from the auction barn. These pictures were taken the first time they set foot on the ISCOWP farm.

The snowy road to ISCOWP.
The snowy road to ISCOWP.
Rudra the watchdog
Rudra is watching over the barn where the cows are protected from the below zero temperatures.

https://youtu.be/dUvn_K1hWWk

Madhava in the snow
Madhava dreams of a green barnyard.

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