Jessica McIssac with her dairy herd© Brianna Frey
The price of beef in California is exceptionally good at the moment. As an organic Holstein dairy, the by-product of our cows is beef from cull cows and bull calves and this added income is a benefit. We seem to have been on a long streak with record-breaking prices, which makes a nice change. Organic slaughter dairy animals have been bringing us about $1.80/lb (£1.18/lb). This is a liveweight price and the cattle are shipped and weighed in our town […]