Ron’s Nurse Cows

At Holterholm Farms, an organic dairy farm in Maryland, the calves are raised on nurse cows. Of the 130 cows calving this year, 20 will be used as nurse cows. Ron Holter and his son, Adam Holter, choo

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  1. Thanks for sharing. I have read some descriptions of pasture raised bottle calves but that seems like too much washing/sanitizing and mixing for our schedule. Even the great series of articles about raising dairy breed veal calves featured on this site made me wonder if I had time and enough high quality pasture for that type of thing. BUT this seems a bit more manageable for two people with a bunch of other stuff going on.


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