Answers for curious cows...

You asked...we answered

How much milk does a cow produce per day?

On average 25 litres.

What is pasteurisation?

A heat process to destroy any bacteria present in milk, all Australian drinking milk must be pasteurised.

What breed of cows did Millers farm?

Holstein Friesians.

How long does it take for a newly born calf to stand?

Within 30 minutes of being born.

How long is a cow's pregnancy?

Approx 283 days.

What age do cows usually live to?

Around 15 years old.

How heavy is a mature cow?

About 650 kg.

How many times a day do farmers milk their cows?

Twice a day. Usually at 5.30am and 3pm daily.

Who put the cow in Cowaramup?

If you find out...please tell us!

Do Millers still make ice cream?

Absolutely YES! We still make premium ice cream on our Cowaramup family farm. We stopped farming & milking dairy cows, but we still make delicious ice cream using 100% Southwest milk.

Do Millers still do milking demonstrations?

No, since we sold our dairy cows and stopped milking we no longer run the milking demonstrations.