The girls have arrived!

We had a very exciting delivery… Our beautiful micro-herd of Jersey Cows arrived! A little weary after a few hours of travelling but they soon perked up when they saw their new ‘digs’! After a little explore of the field they came up to the gate to greet us for snacks. A week on andContinue reading “The girls have arrived!”

3 Ways We Are Prioritising Our Cow Welfare

The thought of milking cows outside and keeping the herd outside for most or all of the year is not new. Reading about Arthur Hosier still resonates with us when we think about what we want for our cows. He was doing this method back in 1922. You can read more about his story here.Continue reading “3 Ways We Are Prioritising Our Cow Welfare”

Transforming an exhibition trailer into a mobile pasteurising unit!

One of the driving factors for creating our micro dairy is to show that small scale farming can be sustainable and environmentally conscious as well as being successful. One way we want to achieve this is through leaving as little impact on the land as possible. We will be milking our cows out in theContinue reading “Transforming an exhibition trailer into a mobile pasteurising unit!”

Doing It The Victorian Way

Just Jersey’s vision has always been to be a sustainable farming enterprise with animal welfare and the environment at the forefront of our decisions. Keeping the cows out at pasture, keeping calves with mum, no slurry carting and of course saying no to plastic. We will be using glass bottles only! Our decision for glassContinue reading “Doing It The Victorian Way”

Renovating Our Traditional Milking Bail

We recently purchased Milking Bail from a local Estate Agent who contacted us after he pulled it from a hedge on a local farm. For scrap value, we thought it would be a fantastic project to bring an old (and rare!) piece of history back to life and it really fits into our vision ofContinue reading “Renovating Our Traditional Milking Bail”

What’s so special about Jersey Milk?

It’s a Milk like no other! Milk from Jersey cows has a higher protein content and is naturally higher in nutrients and vitamins. It’s rich in essential vitamins and minerals such as zinc, iodine and vitamins A, B, D and E. On average, Jersey milk has 20% more calcium and 18% more protein than most other milks. Jersey milkContinue reading “What’s so special about Jersey Milk?”