What Is A Safe Haven Hobby Farm?


I grew up hearing the term ‘Hobby Farm’ describing many small local farms nestled in the kettles of Wisconsin. Maybe its a Midwestern thing, or maybe its old fashioned. Either way, people are asking what that means so I thought this may be the best place to describe our version of Hobby Farm. My Farm Is My Hobby I have…

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Daphne Adores Being Different


Daphne adores being different. Doing normal cow things seemed like such a bore. While the others grazed…Daphne made daisy chains, wrapping them around her horns. While the others practiced their moos…Daphne swam laps in the cool shady creek and warmed herself on the muddy banks. While the others chewed their cud…Daphne stuffed herself with cookies, loving how they made her…

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Ernest – The Snuggle Is Real


Farm Mom lovingly takes care of her pets, while Ernest rubs himself around her ankles. She fills feeders with scrumptious hay. And carries sloshing water buckets. She even cleans out the stinky barn stalls. Ernest follows along, making sure no task is overlooked. Farm Mom brushes everyone’s hair. She delicately collects eggs in her basket. And she feeds everyone the…

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Ms. Wiggins


From the day her hooves hit our pastures, Ms. Wiggins and I had a special bond. As if it was a shared secret, we both knew instantly she was where she was meant to be. She is very matronly, reserved  and quite. Therefore, it’s startling to hear her baritone baaa’s ripple out across the country air. You can’t help but…

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Daphne


The mascot of our farm and the queen of the pasture, let me introduce you to Daphne, the spicy ginger Scottish Highland cow. If cows ever start landing super model runway contracts, this girl would be the most sought after. From her stylish red toenails and black tipped curly horns Daphne has it all. Sure there are plenty of red…

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Get Addicted To Something New


This past week we welcomed a new little life to the farm. We are so excited to introduce you to Puddin! Vanilla went into labor on the cold windy morning of Monday October 15, 2018. This was her second calf, Nutmeg had been born almost exactly a year ago. The entire family is doing well. Nutmeg is a little jealous…

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