Giving Thanks for Dairy
November 19, 2020
Happy fall, y'all! I'm Brooke Gochnour, the Bedford County Dairy Princess. I've been keeping busy working on my family's dairy farm as well as promoting the beloved dairy industry.
This month, I would like to do a special feature on one of my favorite breeds of dairy cattle, the beautiful Brown Swiss. The Brown Swiss originally came from Switzerland where they would live in high mountainous environments and graze all throughout the summer. This breed of dairy cattle is known to be the oldest dairy breed. In today's society, Brown Swiss rank second in milk production, just behind the Holste...