Saturday, July 28, 2007

We've all heard the saying"Everything's big in Texas" I have to say that there is a lot of truth to that.When we stayed with the Mason's ,they took us to a dairy.It is supposed to be,not only a Texas size dairy but one of the largest in the country.I had no idea that technology had hit the dairy buisness in this way.Now I don't want you to think that I believe there are still folks out there milking by hand cause I'm just smart enough to realize that that would be awful hard to keep up with the population but I was simply amazed.The dairy has near 10,000 head of milk cows.Imagine!There is a carousel these cows load onto that has an 8 minute rotation time. This thing holds 78 cows and revolves 23 hours a day.Let me help you with that math...that is over 4000 a day!!Each cow gets mil