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Milking Demonstration at Family Farm

Milking Demonstration at Family Farm

30th April – 30th September

Come by and see Niamh at Family Farm where you will learn all about the important contribution she makes to the Irish Dairy Industry!

Niamh is our British-Freisian dairy cow visiting Family Farm over the summer months!

On the dairy farm, Niamh would spend her days grazing luscious green pastures, producing up to 30L of fresh milk daily.

On Family Farm, Niamh takes a well-earned rest, spending her days munching on crunchy hay and haylage. Because she is a small British Freisan dairy cow, she is only milked once a day by our lovely Zookeeper Louise. During peak lactation (just after giving birth) she may produce up to 30L of milk daily, so may require milking twice a day,

Don't forget to check out our 'Food from the Farm' module at Family Farm during the school year and Agri Aware's Open Farm weekends during the summer months.