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Handy Hint: September 25, 2016



dishwasherI was searching for a more efficient way to wash and dry calf milk bottles. Two years ago, I bought a dishwasher through Craigslist for $20, which I installed in my calf barn. It's a great feeling to be able to put the bottles in the dishwasher, push a button, and find them clean and dry when I'm ready to use them again.
Rodney Groff, Pennsylvania

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