Adopt A Cow Calendar

October 2021

  • 4th & 5th – Host Farm Announcement Email
    • Learn where your host farm is located, fun facts about their farm, and meet the family members involved in the dairy operation.
  • 10th – Sunday Funday Email
  • 11th & 12th – Adopted Calf Announcement Email
    • Learn your calf’s name, height, weight, birthday, and other interesting facts, including a photo!
  • 24th – Sunday Funday Email
    • Additional dairy resources are shared for you to try in the classroom. You are welcome to join in the fun and try any of the other activities, but it isn’t required.
  • End of October – Cow & Journal Kits are sent to anyone who donated $30
    • Anyone that did not make the donation will not receive the Cow & Journal kit
    • UPDATE: The packets were shipped at the beginning of November from Ohio. You should have received your kit by now. If not and we have not reached out to you, please contact us.

November 2021

  • 7th – Sunday Funday Email
  • 21st – Sunday Funday Email
  • 1st Calf Update
    • Receive a PowerPoint update accompanied by a lesson that follows Common CORE standards to share all of the fun pictures and information with your group

December 2021

  • Christmas Update – If the farmer provided photos at Christmas time, you can find them in your calf folder, in the “Christmas” folder. 
    • Note: Unfortunately, not all farms sent photos at Christmas time. Regardless, you can expect new photos in the January update. 
  • 5th – Sunday Funday Email
  • 19th – Sunday Funday Email

January 2022

  • Beginning of January – Adopt A Cow welcome packet goes out to all USA registrants
    • This mailer includes your official adoption certificate and a printed photo of your calf.  All Adopt A Cow registrants in the United States will receive this packet.
    • Note: We apologize for the delay on the welcome packets. There were a number of address changes that needed to be verified before they could be sent and this delayed the shipment more than we expected.  If you haven’t received your welcome packet by February 1,  please let us know. 
  • By January 31st – 2nd Calf Update
    • Receive a PowerPoint update accompanied by a lesson that follows Common CORE standards to share all of the fun pictures and information with your group.
  • 9th – Sunday Funday Email
  • 23rd – Sunday Funday Email

February 2022

  • 13th – 3rd Calf Update
    • Receive 4-month old photos
  • 2 Sunday Funday Emails

March/April 2022

  • 4th Calf Update
    • Receive a PowerPoint update accompanied by a lesson that follows Common CORE standards to share all of the fun pictures and information with your group.
  • 2 Sunday Funday Emails in March
  • 2 Sunday Funday Emails in April

April/May 2022

  • Live Chat Your Calf
    • Join us on our YouTube channel to chat with your host farm and adopted calf LIVE. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to receive notifications when the live chats will be held.
  • 2 Sunday Funday Emails in May

Once you have attended the Live Chat, the program is complete for the 21-22 school year. Registration will reopen on August 1, 2022, HERE.