Mike and Linda Hellenbrand left New York City (and their successful careers there) after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and relocated to nearby Cross Plains to start a high-genetic-value cattle breeding business.
City Slickers Farm's sign shows a scene of the New York City skyline in Cross Plains, Wis., Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 7, 2011.
Month- to two-month-old calves at City Slickers Farm in Cross Plains.
Veterinarian Dr. Mike Keiler prepares to perform ultrasounds on surrogates to determine the sex of the calves they're carrying.
Norm, a cat at City Slickers Farm known for being friendly with the cows, gets sniffed.
Linda and Mike Hellenbrand.
City Slickers Farm raises a variety of cattle breeds.
A newborn guernsey calf is transported to a nursery area by Mike Hellenbrand, center, and Daniel Brunner.