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The Family Cow

341 Macintosh Hill Rd
Bethel, VT

Cost: $50 per person, $90 for two people

Join us for our next Family Cow Workshop designed to help you navigate the new and exciting world of owning and caring for a family cow & calf.

This class is intended to show you a small family cow operation and prepare you for the fantastic adventure of owning and caring for your family cow. You will also want to know how to care for your calf. Being only a 4-hour class, don't expect to have all your questions answered, but hopefully most of them will be addressed along with answers to questions you didn't know you had.

A handout, product catalogs, and a list of books and resources will be available for class participants.

Items to be covered during the workshop include:

  • Nutritional needs for your milk cow and calf
  • Health tips for your cow and calf 
  • Hand Milking and the Bucket Milker
  • Milk Safety, Milk Quality & Testing Your Milk 
  • Developing a Grazing System for your animals
  • Milking Processing
  • Breeds and Breeding 
  • Marketing your Milk

Visit our website for more information: http://www.earthwisefarmandforest.com/dairy_workshops.html

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