|The creamery ready for action|
Fresh milk is pumped into our vat minutes after it leaves the cow’s udder. The milk is low temperature vat pasteurized in small batches.
|Fresh milk is piped into the creamery|
|A small batch of white milk in the vat pasteurizer|
|Chocolate milk mixing in the vat|
We bottle milk in half gallon and pint size containers. All the labels are put on the bottles by hand.
|Half gallon bottles are ready to be filled with whole, white milk|
|My son, Garrett, helps label and organize the bottles before going into the filler|
Milk is pumped from the vat to the bottler to fill the bottles.
|Pint bottles filling with chocolate milk|
|Pints filling with white milk|
|Chocolate half gallons being filled|
|Orange Cream half gallons filling|
|Orange cream pints filled, capped and ready for the cooler|
|Lad loading bottles into crates that will go into the cooler|
|Taylor taking the filled crates to the cooler|
Our first two batches of milk in crates in our walk-in refrigerator.
|Bottled milk chills in the refrigerator|
Our milk will be on local store shelves soon. I’ll post updates on the Hastings Dairy & Rowdy Cow Creamery website and Facebook page to let people know where this delicious milk can be purchased.
|The finished product; creamy, tasty fresh milk!|
Check out the Rowdy Cow Creamery website for more information about our milk.