Cow Tales: Memories of a Rural Vet | WisCommunity

Forty years ago, nearly fifty thousand dairy farms dotted the rolling landscape of Wisconsin. Most were small farms of thirty to forty milking cows, several calves, at least one dog, and a clowder of cats and kittens. These were family farms, tended by many intriguing characters and populated by unpredictable critters. Giggling Jolly Todola, Goliath the raging bull, Hattie the ancient coonhound, Cyrus Caine's uvula, and Josie the Jersey's romp through the barn during surgery are just a few of the characters and stories from the early years of veterinary practice Dr. Dave Mills recalls in the pages of Cow Tales: Memories of a Rural Animal Doctor. Mills will regale the audience with some of these tales during his talk on Dec. 15th, as part of the Thursdays at the U Lecture Series. This and other sessions of the lecture series happen from 12:30-1:30 in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall (Ritzinger 234) on the UWEC-Barron County campus, located at 1800 College Drive in Rice Lake. Each session is free and open to the public, thanks to financial support from the campus foundation. Neither seating reservations nor parking permits are required for campus guests.

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Dec 15 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
UW-Eau Claire – Barron County

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