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April 23, 2017
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — When Robert Kraft wakes up, usually before sunrise, the first thing he thinks about is his dairy.
There's always a lot to do.
He's the owner of Kraft Family Farms, a dairy in Fort Morgan. The day can start in a number of ways but includes milking or feeding a cow. It also can mean feeding a calf still needing milk — the stuff from mama is being saved for humans.
There's also checking on the cows to make sure they're OK, watching over pregnant cows, monitoring the breeding or the calving, and oh yeah, there's vaccines and vet care and clean-up. There's always pens t...