Keeping a Milk Cow

Here’s a good, old farmer bulletin from the U.S.D.A.¬† Click on on the cover image to open up the file. WM

Rules of Butter Making

Keep good cows that will produce from 200 to 300 pounds or more of butter fat annually. Feed the cows¬†liberally; follow methods commonly employed among feeders in the cow-testing associations. Keep the cows comfortable and clean when in the stable. Comfort is conducive to best production. Skim a rich heavy cream of not less than … Read more