Grassfed Vs. Grain Fed Milk

Grassfed Vs. Grain Fed Milk

We started milking cows with the goal of producing 100% grassfed/zero grain fed milk. What we realized is that there are other farmers who feed grain to their cows and yet they’re presumed to be grassfed. While they may not feed a Total Mixed Ration (TMR) like...
Why We’re Running Out of Milk

Why We’re Running Out of Milk

From the day we moved in two+ years ago, we have dealt with a list of challenges. We were so caught up in the excitement and busyness, we totally missed the signs that we were heading into a drought, one that devastated the southeast and other areas of the US. We had...
The “Truth” About Grassfed

The “Truth” About Grassfed

Grassfed or is it grass fed? There really is a difference between the two. The first term I define as a cow (or other ruminant) that grazes pasture throughout the growing season and is fed hay when those pastures are unproductive. These pastures are intensively...
Dairy Fed Pork

Dairy Fed Pork

Raising pigs on a dairy farm has been a long time practice. It just makes sense. The cow efficiently converts grass into milk by way of her perfectly designed, four chambered stomach. Pigs can and should be allowed to forage on pasture but their digestive system...

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