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Beating the Summer Heat

Summer might be the perfect season for many things – backyard barbecues, pool parties, neighborhood get-togethers and so much more! Summer, however, is not a cow’s favorite season. In fact, cattle prefer the air temperature to be around 40-65 degrees. Anything above this range can cause the cattle to overheat and go into heat stress. […]

Dairy Month: Dairy Good

Dairy Month is one of our favorite months of the year! We like to celebrate by reminding others about all the cool things dairy products have to offer to consumers. Experts recommend getting three servings of dairy each day. With something as nutrient-dense as milk, you are sure to get all the necessities easily.  Milk […]

Babies on the Farm: Selecting Bulls and Raising Heifers

While you might recognize our business for our milk or our cheese, we are also in the business of breeding cattle. Without careful breeding, our products wouldn’t be what they are. Through careful selection of bulls, we are able to raise our own dairy cows and beef cattle from start to finish. Raising our future […]

Hay Season 101

It’s getting close to that time of year: hay season. Making hay is a staple of many farmers’ and ranchers’ lives. We know when May comes around, it’s time to harvest and prepare for the colder months coming. It may seem like an easy process on the surface, but farmers and ranchers have a lot […]

Pasture-Raised Chickens

Chicken farming has evolved over the years, and to meet the demands of the consumer, many corporations raise their chickens in large barns that are stuffed full. While this is great for meeting the demands of chicken products in the grocery stores, these chickens leave much to be desired by the consumer.  For the average […]

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 […]