FAMILY AND / OR BUSINESS NAME
100-110 milkers with similar number of followers. Loose housed in the winter 100% grass based forages used (no cereals/maize) blend and Trafford gold added to silage all year round with the summer months as a buffer with strip grazing the fields. Annual milk statement 2019: 78 completed lactations 6937kg of milk at 5.37% butter fat and 3.89% protein, with a somatic cell count of 191 dim300.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU HAD PEDIGREE JERSEYS?
SUPPLIES / PRODUCES
We supply milk buyers Davis & Parsons Ltd. and manufacture Jersey products, which will be showing soon in the Jersey Producers Directory.
WHAT WAS YOUR REASON FOR CHOOSING TO MILK PEDIGREE JERSEY CATTLE?
Our family have had Pedigree Jersey cattle for over 50 years with the Jersey cow continuing to be at the very heart of our family farming business.
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE JERSEY BREED AND IN PARTICULAR YOUR HERD?
Like the chestnut mare, playful when they want to be but also as stubborn as hell.