Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta
22-THE LETHBRIDCE HtRALD TuMday, March 5, 1974 Coutt's farm a family affair By EILEEN DIXON Barrier Examiner MIDHURST, Ont. (CP) The Coutts' dairy farm is truly a family operation, except for some part-time summer help. Ron does most of the chores with their herd of 25 holsteins, Helen keeps the books and runs the household and Janice, 12, and Gordon, 8, do their share. The farm has been in the family since 1856. Mr. Coutts bought it from his father in 1959. VARZARI IRON LTD 2808- 2nd AVOTIM North LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA 405-327-1296 Tetox OM-49170 15 Tcgith Road KAMLOOPS, B.C. 604-374-0948 Telex 048-81SO CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT Reinforcing Steel Wire Mesh Bloc-Weld Tie Wire Form Ties Steel Supports Stucco Mesh Poly Film Form Oil Asphalt Coating Sono Tube Vibrators Masonry Saws Trowels Wheel Barrows FASTENERS Capscrews Lag Screws Washers Nuts All thread Rod Anchor Bolts "We can see where we're making progress and it's he said. "We wouldn't have been able to stay at it if we couldn't make a living, no matter how much we wanted to." Mrs. Coutts said she spends much of her time in the office in their home. "I am more involved in the business end of farm management. Keeping records, receipts and other pertinent information up to date is a full-time job." Data system They belong to the Canadian Farm Management Data Sys- tem, which computerizes farm records, and the Dairy Herd Improvement Association, which checks each cow's milk production each month. Mrs. Coutts does the weekly marketing for some meats and staples. The family has a vegetable garden, and Mrs. Coutts cans, preserves and freezes the produce to save money. BARRCO EQUIPMENT LTD. 328-3166 Phone 328-7131 405 33 Street North, Lethbridge POX FORAGE HARVESTERS HEE-ON LOADERS A6RATEC STOOKERS Celibate gander Owner Donna Smith of Prince George, B.C., consoles Goofy, the lovesick gander. He is the only Egyptian gander in north-central British Columbia and Mrs. Smith is looking for a goose to keep him company. r. Farmer Some engine parts are in short! supply. Bring your machine shop work in early and avoid disappoint-1 ment in the spring. FARMHAND HAT FARM SUPPLY Phone 526-3701 1702 10 Ave. South MEDICINE HAT _ CRANKSHAFT REGRINDING CYLINDER REBORIN6 CYLINDER HEAD RECONDITIONING Our Machine Shop has the equipment to quickjy rebuild on a custom basis vour own motor. For Complete Details, Contact: BAALIM WHOLESALE LTD. 20510th STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-8587 or Die GARAGE or SERVICE STATION NEAREST YOU!