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Farm Update: Milk Production Woes

The bad news is that the milk production shortages have gotten worse, not better, since the last update. For deliveries, I'm just going to text drop points when we get the milk there, so you know when it arrives, but there will be considerable delays until... The good news is that Buttercup looks very close to calving. I have gotten very good at predicting calving dates for cows, plus or minus one month, so, given that margin of error, she should calve tomorrow. And, Bessie is waddling, Dori is bagging up, Sadie looks like a balloon, Frida too. I think that Felix knocked them all up about the same time, so it is looking like a rapid fire calving soon to hit Helios Farms. That will swing the

Man can live on ... alone

Just a followup on the previous Milk Diet post. I lived on milk only for the first three weeks of June and concluded a few things: I could live on a gallon or two a very fresh milk (less than 4 hours from the milking as prescribed by "The Milk Cure") per day for the rest of my life if I wanted, drinking a cup to a pint whenever I felt hungry or thirsty. I had no energy problems or issues. It was clearly a detoxing and healing diet. I craved foods when I smelled them cooking here, but just pounded down more milk and the cravings subsided. The Milk Cure, used at the end of 1800's and early 1900's definitely has some merit. I particularly noticed some repetitive stress issues that I had disappe