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Betting the Farm

One day last fall, Eugene White was standing inside a barn in Woodstock, Connecticut, observing a small group of heifers that would soon give birth to their first calves. White, who leads a Cummings School program that sends large-animal veterinarians on house calls to farms, looked around him, taking in the bright, airy barn. “This is very nice,” he said. “Pretty luxurious, space-wise. How long did it take you to convert this space?”