Cold, Cold Milk   addthis
A Central Michigan dairy farm can be a bleak place in the depth of winter. Farmers struggle to keep their animals fed and healthy while fighting off bitter cold.  It’s lonesome and the tasks seem never-ending. So why can’t the dairyman we visit in mid-January imagine doing anything else?



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The average cow in the U.S. produces 6 and half gallons of milk a day. That’s more than a hundred glasses. And the milk from only four cows can make 9 gallons of ice cream, 25 pounds of cheese, or 11 pounds of butter.

Michigan Farm Bureau
Michigan Department of Agriculture

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