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Welcome to This is Dairy Farming

A celebration of all things related to the dairy farm. Join us as we explore how milk is made, why dairy farmers and their cows are so important to Britain, and just how dairy farming touches our lives. In fact, the milk in your tea is just one of the ways you Discover Dairy in your everyday. If you want to get involved, you'll find details of local events, shows and competitions right here. Take a look!

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It's in our hands

Cefnogwch ffermio llaeth ym Mhrydain

Yn yr hinsawdd bresennol, wrth i ffermwyr llaeth wynebu nifer o heriau ariannol, ry’n ni am ichi gael ymdeimlad o’r angerdd a’r ymrwymiad sy’n mynd mewn i bob diferyn o laeth. Dysgwch mwy am sut allwch chi helpu.

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Cow Passport
Did you know...
dairy cows are sociable animals and have best mates?
Red Tractor

Red Tractor

Look out for the Red Tractor logo on your food to enjoy great quality produce and help support British dairy farming and dairy cow welfare.

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Mary Quicke

Farmer diary: Mary Quicke MBE

Mary Quicke's family has been farming for more than 450 years. The dairy is the heart of the farm, where 500 cows produce creamy milk for her award-winning cheeses. Read all the latest news from Mary's farm here.

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Cow & Farmer
Balance is key
Cows need a healthy balanced diet in order to produce milk.
Cows at the farm

Making memories on the farm

Winning a behind-the-scenes tour and overnight stay at a dairy farm gave DiscoverDairy competition winner Alison Melrose and family a chance to make memories together.

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Happy Cows
Did you know...
Animal welfare is the number one priority for dairy farmers

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A quick spot of brekkie

Join Britain's dairy farmers on a journey to discover the everyday ways that their delicious dairy products and lush countryside touch your daily lives. Breakfast is only the beginning...

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Dairy Goodness

Discover Dairy in your everyday... cooking! Each month, we'll share a delicious recipe using the dairy goodness brought to you by Britain's dairy farmers and their cows.

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Get down to the Moovies! See our latest videos in our Watch section.

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Cow of the month

Cow of the Month

Our dairy farmers love their cows – but no two cows are the same. Each month, we'll issue a new 'card' showcasing one of our lovely ladies' and her unique qualities. As the Top Trump cards increase, you can compare and contrast each cow's story.

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Farmer Profiles

Discover and immerse yourself in the passionate and intriguing world of our dairy farmers. Read and explore their profiles and discover more about living and working on a dairy farm.

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Living lifelines

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Our research with the public tells us you want to know more about daily life on the farm.
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Job of the month

Job of the Month

The Cow Nutritionist - We're highlighting careers within dairy industry. This month, it's the Cow Nutritionist's time to shine. To produce the delicious milk we enjoy every day, it's vital that our lovely ladies eat a healthy and nutritionally-balanced diet.

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