About McLaughlin Family Farms
McLaughlin Family Farms is family-owned and operated ranch in Monico, WI founded in 2011 by Jim and Pat McLaughlin along with Bruce and Elaine McClaren. In the beginning, we started with only a few beeves. Now, 7years later, we have a whole herd of beeves. In addition to the cattle, we also have 2 horses, 1 miniature donkey, 2 goats, 3 dogs, 2 cats, and many chickens.
The windmill on our main property. Found in pieces in South Dakota and rebuilt in Monico Wisconsin.
Our founders (left to right): Jim, Elaine, Bruce, Pat
Owners and Operators: Jim and Pat McLaughlin
Farm Dog: Laney
Laney is Jim's copilot. She is always next to him and likes to ride in the tractor to keep Jim company. Someday, Laney will be fully trained to herd cattle.
Farm Dog: Chester
Chester is the Sheriff around the farm - he ensures everyone stays in line and abides by HIS rules.
Farm Dog: Sam
Sam has a lot of energy, but loves everyone and every animal on the farm. He has a gentle spirit and is always excited for someone to throw a toy for him to play with.
Bean - Quarter Horse
Bean was given to us by Elaine when we found out he was lame. We kept him as a pasture pet until February 2017 when he sadly went to greener pastures.
Dolly - Clydesdale
Dolly is a beautiful girl sired from a Budweiser Clydesdale. She is a gentle giant.
Toby - Black and White Paint
Toby has been a part of our family for 15 years. He is now 31 years old and happy as ever.
Kong - Miniature Donkey
Kong became part of our family in 2004 when we moved to Monico to keep Toby company.
Nutmeg - Dark Brown
Gus Gus - Light Brown
Goats are siblings whom we have had for 12 years. They are very friendly and LOVE to play
Irrigation Set Up for the Fields
Bailed Hay from our numerous acres of hay for the horses and the cows
Owner/Operator: James McLaughlin