Animals: Pieter Poth's Calves

Hollander Pieter Poth, 53, has been a dairyman all his life. He owns a 300-acre dairy farm two-and-a-half miles out of Clarksburg, W. Va. Dairyman Poth's farm is the largest around Clarksburg, completely equipped, immaculately clean throughout. His 105 cows supply a large part of the milk for Clarksburg's 30,000 people. Last week it was no novelty to Dairyman Poth to see that one of his Holsteins, named Alta Clover, was about to calve. Patting her sleek sides, he guessed that she might even have twins. He penned her up for the night....

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