A Dairy Tour with a Difference

Duck River Meadows Dairy Guided Tours

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You will be led through the different stages of milking, including the LELY Robotic milking system, history of the regions cheese making which go back to the early 1900s.

A DAIRY TOUR WITH A DIFFERENCE
Tour of the Duck River Robotic Dairy and La Cantara Artisan Cheese Factory is a unique and fascinating experience.

FOR THOSE WHO CAN REMEMBER MILK BEING DELIVERED TO THEIR DOORSTEP…
Reminisce about the days of the horse and cart, how milk arrived in glass bottles fresh and cold, and Duck River Butter Factory

A warm country welcome

Local passionate guides run the tours, so you’ll receive a warm country welcome and a wealth of information about dairy farming through the ages, including how we care for our cows, from what they eat to their regular health checks.

How we look after the fields and pasture they graze

How the LELY robotic milking system works

How often the cows are milked and the fact the cows choose when they are milked – 24/7

What happens to the milk afterward – made into some of the regions La Cantara Artisan Cheeses

Why our cows love a scratch on the back scratches

Plus so much more….Our Guides love to answer your questions and we never tired of answering questions...

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Milking and Cheese Tour

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TOUR REVIEWS

Robyn Parritt

This is a must see….

We didn’t know these milking robots existed. What a great place for adults & kids to learn and enjoy. The cheese was fantastic to see being made, cows happy, purchased some cheese….happy days😇🐂🧀
5/5