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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Page 8 ....1 From page 1 Even though their son Peter now works with pretty much 24-7 and getting help to fill in them, it still is getting to be too much of a when needed was always a worry. "We had time commitment, some really good back up, Brian Busswitz Spielmans began selling their cows in was a lifesaver many times for us, along with January to Bruce Maas at Walnut Grove. Last the kids and former long-time employee month the final 20 cows left on May first. Charlie Bernardy" Spielman said. When he was asked what he would miss "I won't have to worry about milking in a the most Spielman chuckled saying, "the milk blizzard or when the electricity goes out," he check! Spielman said we still have stock cows said. "The cows really need to be milked or so I will still get to see the baby calves." you will have problems with their lactation." He will miss the fellowship of their dairy Wayne is grateful for the help his family family -- the people who pick up the milk has given them over the years, it is a big part and the people you deal with in the industry, of operating a family owned dairy. and other local dairy farmers. Besides being able to spend more time Joan said, "working with other dairy with their children and grandchildren, they farmers at the dairy stand at the Murray will use the extra time to catch up on sleep. County Fair was another thing we really Wayne and Joan have two other children enjoyed. No one else but dairy farmers were besides Peter, Andy and Nicole. They also on the same schedule." have six granddaughters. As dairy farmers the Spielmans worked Besides being full of nutrients, mdk is a great source of calcmm for bud~iag aM maintaining strong bones. And it's not just for kids-even adults need the~cium in three 8-oz. glasses of milk daily to keep their bones and bodies healthy. I[~ ~gfi~ated that most people aren't getting enough calcium! 90% of adult women aren't 85% of teen girls 82% of young women 55% of young men 60% of adult men getting enough calcium But milk is more than just calcium-it s also got: Protein for developing the brain and other body tissues t/Vitamin A for the immune system and healthy vision and skin v' Vitamin B-12 for the nervous system and forming new blood cells ~/Vitamin D for healthy bones and helping your body use other minerals such as calcium v' Potassium for muscles and maintaining your body's fluid levels and blood pressure V' Phosphorus for strong bones and energy V' Niacin for your body to work properly ~/Riboflavin for energy and development Give milk a try during NatiOnal Dairy Month and you just might get a kick all year long! yogurt a year. Yogurt contains active F un cultures, including acidophilus, which has Oai ry been shown to improve digestion, stimulate the immune system, fight infection and help protect against cancer. As June is Dairy Month! Each year, we ceie- an added bonus, yogurt has been shown to brate June Dairy Month to honor America's improve bad breath! dairy farm families and the wholesome, About 300 varieties of cheese are sold in nutritious milk they produce. Here are some the United States. It takes more cows to produce milk annu- facts to help you learn why Dairy Packs ally for Pizza Hut cheese (about 170,000 Power! cows) than there are people living in Milk is packed with nutrition. As well as Paducah, Ky., and Asheville, N.C., being an excellent source of calcium and combined. protein, milk contains niacin, potassium, Each person in America eats an average phosphorus, riboflavin and vitamins A, D of 46 slices of pizza a year. and To meet this demand for dairy, there are B12. In fact: more than 60,000 dairy farms across the To get the amount of calcium in an 8 country. Dairy farmers work hard to keep ounce glass of milk, you'd have toeat their cows healthy and happy so they can seven oranges or six slices of wheat bread, produce milk. It's not an easy job! About 72 percent of the calcium in the The average dairy cow weighs about U.S. food supply comes from dairy foods. 1,400 Ibs. Research shows that students who drink Cows drink 35 gallons of water a day -- milk - either white or flavored - have a the equivalent of a bathtub full of water. lower or comparable body mass index Cows spend about 6 1/2 hours eating per (BMI), a measure of body fatness, than day and eat about 90 pounds of food in non-milk drinkers, that time. That's the equivalent of about 210 Because of these health benefits and its potatoes! delicious taste, milk and other foods made A cow has four stomachs and 32 teeth. from As you prepare to celebrate June Dairy milk are some of America's most loved Month and honor the farmers that produce foods, milk, Ninety-nine percent of all U.S. households here's one final fun fact: It takes about 50 purchase milk. The average American licks to finish a single ice cream scoop. consumes almost 25 gallons of milk each Order year. one today. Americans eat more than 300,000 tons of he f011 I in | in 0rt0urdai f 32159 330th St. Westbrook, MN 56183 2i 3h2aWL: 0:k; (p510aT tSp . o5n242e ,o m I I I I ' J 1 507-274-5650 - Westbrook 507-831-0052 - Windom ,.3,. ' Hwy. 14, Walnut.arove, Wester's Lo 507-274-5900 5361 1st Ave, Westbrook i Tim Wester, owner I Westbrook, MN 507-274-5555 Serving communities in South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa