Heifers, Milk Cows, and Dry Cows

Many people believe that once a cow begins to produce milk, they produce milk for the rest of their life. While milk cows do produce for much of their life, they do get a break for many reasons that involve the health of the cow and the calves and because they deserve the vacation! Heifers […]

Alternative Uses For Milk

January 11, 2020 is National Milk Day, and is a day to celebrate all of the wonderful things that milk has to offer. Milk is full of nutrients, can be a great recovery drink, and is great for your bone health (learn more here). While milk is healthy for you, it also has other fantastic […]

One Stomach, Four Chambers

A common myth that you might hear about cattle is that they have four stomachs. While this is a common misconception, it is true that a cow’s stomach does work differently than ours. Cattle might not have four stomachs, but their stomach does have four compartments, each filling their own role in the digestive process.  […]

Thankful, Grateful, and Blessed

There are so many new and exciting things that have happened this year on the farm. We are so grateful to have some amazing customers, such as yourself, that have made this year especially great. Buying from Swan Bros. isn’t just buying delicious, locally made products, it’s supporting our family for generations to come. Because […]

The Perfect Gift: Baskets and Boxes

Believe it or not, it’s almost that time of year again; it’s time to start thinking about the holidays. The weather is getting colder, the leaves are turning colors, and the fall decorations are coming out. If you are a planner (or not) now is the perfect time to start thinking about gifts for your […]

Cows, Chickens, and Turkeys, Oh My!

You might have supported us from the beginning; you might have just started buying from us. Either way, we are so grateful for your continued support! We strive to provide you with the highest quality local products that money can buy, and we try to offer a variety of items.  In order to expand to […]

Our Cows

Dairy cattle come in all shapes, colors and sizes, but that isn’t the only thing that makes them unique. In fact, each breed of cow has their own characteristics specific to that breed. While there are many different breeds of cattle, only a few of those breeds are used for milk production. We have three […]

Under Construction

We are in the works of building a new and improved farm store that will bring many benefits to you as the consumer. The new space will feature more square footage which will allow for more products, more space to shop, and a more updated look. This spacious new farm store will be located on […]

Dairy Month: Nutritious and Delicious

Started in 1937, National Dairy Month (originally National Milk Month) was established to help promote the consumption of milk during the warmer summer months. Now, it is a great way to celebrate the dairy industry and start your summer off with some delicious and nutritious dairy products. You might have been told that milk is […]

Dumping Milk? COVID-19 and Swan Dairy

With about 1 in 12 people employed in the agricultural industry, it’s not surprising that COVID-19 has impacted the industry in many big ways. Most of which are a result of the break in the supply chain. All across the globe, we are seeing issues with meat processing plants being shut down because of an […]