UConn Department of Animal Science

Storrs, CT

The University of Connecticut, started shipping its milk to Cabot two decades ago and has been with them ever since. The university has an extensive ag and animal husbandry program under the jurisdiction of the Department of Animal Sciences. They have 80 registered Holsteins and 20 Jerseys, which they milk three times a day. Their farm is right on campus and is open to the public 365 days a year. They grow corn silage and grass haylage and pasture the bred heifers and dry cows from April to autumn. In addition to cattle, UCONN has swine, beef cattle, sheep, horses, and poultry on the farm.

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