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Welcome to Schoen Dairy Farm

I'm Farmer Melinda Schoen-Morrison, and I help operate my family's third generation dairy farm in Oak Ridge, Missouri. Our family has been farming for more than 100 years and have been at our current location for around 50 years. We are proud to say that we are a 4th generation family farm and care for more than 350 cows

One of the newest members of our herd is this adorable calf here. She doesn't have a name, yet, but if your classroom adopts her, you'll get to name her and watch her grow with monthly photos and updates.

Like most of the other dairy cows on our farm, she is a Holstein, a breed that is known for their black and white spots. This little calf is curious and sweet and likes to eat quite a bit, which will help her grow big and strong.

If you'd like to adopt her for your classroom, click the link on the right. Once your adoption form is received, we'll send you an email update with an adoption certificate that you can fill out and hang in your classroom, along with a video from me.

Each month, we'll send an email with a picture and update on your calf, along with fun, educational materials that help students learn about dairy farming and nutritious dairy foods.

Thanks for reading about our dairy farm and baby calf. We hope you'll consider adopting her and follow her during her journey this school year!

For information on the other calves available for adoption, click here.

Our Farm

Quick Facts

  • Our farm milks 350 dairy cows each day 
  • A fourth generation farm, our family has been farming for well over 100 years
  • We milk twice daily, 7 days a week
  • One milking takes 4 1/2 hours
  • Our farm produces approximately 1,950 gallons of milk each day, and is mostly made into milk for schools