Stories by Travis Loudin

Barn Buddies

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Keith Simmerer of Westfield Township in Medina County, Ohio shared this pictures with us. Simmerer wrote: In late spring, the nesting barn swallows always roost in the barn rafters to keep us company while we tend to the barn animals for the night.

Serious Reading

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Noah Stevens was fascinated by this issue of Farm and Dairy. He was visiting his grandparents, Tom and Thelma Stevens of Salineville, Ohio, when he picked up the paper.

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Friday, May 30, 2008

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Youngest Farm and Dairy Reader

Friday, May 30, 2008

The following story was submitted by Diedra and Terry Bloomer: We subscribe to your paper and love reading every issue, but this week a funny thing happened and I wanted to share it. We live on a little farm of 40 acres and raise pigs. One of our grandsons (Riley, who is 4 years old) […]

Good Reading

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Isaac and Savannah Elliott were visiting a farm in Beach City, Ohio, when they stopped to take this photo. Good thing there’s room for two in that outhouse!

The Looney Bin

Thursday, May 22, 2008

It’s not your typical farm decor, but you have to appreciate the creativity.

Giggling at Goats

Thursday, May 15, 2008

CJ Lawton of Leetonia, Ohio, isn’t quite sure what to make of his floppy-eared friend. This photo was snapped last fall at Catalpa’s Farm in Columbiana, Ohio.

Fashion Statement

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

It’s important to be stylish, even in the barn. Farm and Dairy got this photo from Green Acres Farm several years ago.

Bunny on a Leash

Thursday, May 1, 2008

We’re used to seeing people walk their dogs, but seeing someone walk his rabbit was new to us. We spotted this pair at the Jefferson County Fair last summer.

Attack Ducks!

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Farm and Dairy spotted these ducks at the 2007 Jefferson County Fair. We think they look very ferocious.

End of the Rainbow

Thursday, April 17, 2008

This double rainbow appeared April 1 over John and Myra Piwowar’s Vances Mill Dairy in Uniontown, Pa. John said the day was cool, windy and overcast and just before 5:30 p.m., a downpour soaked the farm. After 10 minutes of rain, the sun came out and brought this brilliant rainbow with it.


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