The Hatcher Family Dairy

Wednesday 21 December 18:00 CAT

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The Hatcher Family Dairy

Next trasmissions on tv

  1. Wednesday 21 December at 18:00 CAT

    Udderly Challenging

  2. Wednesday 21 December at 23:43 CAT

    Udderly Challenging

  3. Thursday 22 December at 09:32 CAT

    Udderly Challenging

Synopsis

This documentary series follows the unpredictable and funny lives of the Hatcher family, which runs a dairy farm and veterinary practice in Tennessee. The Hatcher family’s lives can be described as a nonstop circus of animals, farming and family; they operate 500 acres of farmland full of cows while balancing a veterinary clinic, a mobile vet service and a creamery.

Episodes

Season 1
  • Udderly Challenging

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    Dr. Jennifer proves her brother Charles is the ultimate dairyman when she challenges him to identify his cows by their udders. When a cow is found with a serious hoof injury, Dr. Jennifer and Charles work together to save her life only for the cow to then have another emergency! And Mamma Hatcher takes a new approach to fight off a pesky hawk with eyes set on her beloved chickens.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 21 December at 18:00 CAT
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    Next Showing
    Wednesday 21 December at 23:43 CAT
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  • Aw, Honey, Honey

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    Sharon loves her chickens and when one doesn’t look right, she knows where to go for help! Enlisting daughter Jennifer, Sharon learns how a little honey goes a long way. A newborn calf is found abandoned and covered in maggots; she’s rushed to the vet clinic where it’s all hands on deck. Charles, Jennifer and Sharon have to work together, quickly, to save this little girl from the brink of death.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 28 December at 18:00 CAT
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    Next Showing
    Wednesday 28 December at 23:39 CAT
    On National Geographic WILD
  • Weathering the Storm

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    Mary Morgan is always there to help Charles… even if it means wrangling cows during a hurricane. Family friend and veterinarian, Dr. John Laster comes to the Hatcher farm to help treat a steer named Steve whose got some nasty eye warts. When Steve doesn’t want to cooperate, the task turns into a literal rodeo.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 4 January at 18:00 CAT
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    Next Showing
    Wednesday 4 January at 23:41 CAT
    On National Geographic WILD
  • Oh Mama!

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    Charles doesn’t love chickens, but he’s always there to help his mom with hers. Sharon assists her kids with a difficult calf birth. Mary Morgan supports Charles as he fixes an issue with the eternal spring. Then Dr. Jennifer and Charles are called in as back-up to help an old friend perform a skin graft on a wounded horse. Life on the dairy is always interesting.

  • All in the Family

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    Two adorable new goats are like a dream come true for Sharon, but it quickly turns to her worst nightmare when she needs to assist in their surgery. Luckily, there happens to be a great vet on-site who makes sure all goes well. Then, the Hatchers visit a rival who turned into family when Mary Morgan’s family farm offers their cattle match making services.

  • Don't Mess with Mama!

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    Charles goes toe to toe with a couple potbellied pigs and it’s unclear who the winner is. Then the family works together help a new mom in serious trouble after giving birth to a colossal calf. Finally, the Hatchers show some ‘city folk’ what a day in the life of a dairy farmer is like when the couple wins a bid at a local fundraiser auction.