The Madre Method - Written by Phyllis Van Amburgh of Dharma Lea Farm, Sharon Springs, NY. Phyllis explains why she and her husband Paul broke from the norm of bottle feeding calves on a dairy farm to allow mother cows to feed their calves themselves and have them wean naturally. One of our Maple Hill Creamery farms creating grass-fed milk for our yogurt and cheese!
What our 100% grass fed dairy cows are munching on in the springtime!
Career Girls: The “job” of a grass-fed dairy cow is to prevent the grass on the pasture from “heading out” to seed. She gets this done by clipping (eating) the top portion of the grass head. She’s also responsible for spreading manure to enrich pasture health. #BetterforCows