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Grass for the Herd

  Hi everyone. Our customers love the milk we produce but many ask us about the farm in general and and how we care for our cattle. So this post is for them and anyone else who might be interested. A customer recently asked what we feed the herd. The short answer is … grass! Our ladies are grass fed, something we strongly believe contributes to the quality of milk they produce. Of course, in the summer, this is easy – the herd is out in the fields eating all that luscious greenery. But in the winter, grass growth has …

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Two ‘n’ a bit weeks in…and a big thanks to you all!

Wow, what a busy couple of weeks we’ve had at Appleby’s since pancake day, and what a start to our new raw milk venture! The biggest – and most pleasant – surprise over the last few weeks, has been the incredible sense of community surrounding the raw milk. It’s as though people had been waiting for someone to offer it and we’ve been quite overwhelmed by your support and the positive feedback. Based on this wonderful response, we thought you might like some insight into what’s going on behind the scenes here and so with the best of intentions, I …

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Radio Merseyside Interview with Jon Appleby

After the first successful week of raw milk sales, I was interviewed by Jenny Lee Summers for the Tony Snell show on Radio Merseyside. It was a live broadcast yet Jenny didn’t have a crew of twenty milling round doing sound checks…it was all done on an iPhone!! Amazing! Radio Merseyside Interview (9 March 2017)

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Happy Cows Make The Best Milk

  After a long winter sheltering in the safety of the barns, the ladies have made an appearance out in the fields of Greasby. They are clearly excited to be out in the pre-spring sunshine and wrap their choppers around the lush green grass again.

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AstroTurf Installed

Latest photo of the ‘Milk Room’ , I suppose we could always open an indoor putting green while we wait for the milk vending machine to arrive!!