Created on Thursday, 27 February 2014 Written by NATE SMITH
Friend of beef recognized
One of the most efficient bovines in the country continues to produce milk at a top rate, attendees learned Wednesday during a combined banquet of the Logan County beef and dairy associations conducted at Winner Harvest Barn.
|The Logan County beef and dairy assiciations conducted a joint annual banquet meeting Wednesday night at Winner harvest Barn. LEFT: Demi Snider, Hardin County Beef Ambassador for the Ohio Cattleman’s Association, speaks at the meeting. RIGHT: Frank Phelps addresses the group. FRONT PAGE PHOTO: Peyton Henry, right, accepts a portrait of Henry Farms on behalf of his family’s dairy operation Wednesday from Dwight Skidmore. Henry Farms was recognized along with Robert and Jay Ackley and Louis A. Davidson and Son as top dairy producers. (EXAMINER PHOTOS | NATE SMITH)|
Paris, a 16-year-old Brown Swiss that resides at Henry Farms near Middleburg, has eclipsed 421,000 pounds of milk produced in her lifetime. Paris is one of only about six cows in the nation to produce that level of milk.
Logan County Dairy Association also recognized Henry Farms for its herd that produces three times per day. It is the only operation in the county to produce milk three times per day, Dwight Skidmore said, noting the county’s top dairy producers.
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