|Bush River has been bottling
milk on the farm from our own herd of Registered Jerseys since
offering milk in glass bottles in October 2009 in response to
customer requests for a "greener" product that can be reused and
Milk is sold through Harvey Peelers Dairy under the
Queen of Quality®
label. Products are available on grocery store shelves locally and in
Vend-A-Moo machines on the farm.
The Registered Jersey cows owned by Harvey Peeler are also
housed at Bush River. They receive the same special care
as Bush River Jerseys because cow comfort is paramount in
the production of a delicious, nutritious product.
Milk from Bush River Jerseys is
not only good for you, but for the environment as well. Per unit
of cheese produced, the Jersey cow's carbon footprint is 20%
less than that of Holsteins. Overall water use is 32% less per
unit of cheese and land use is 11% less. As well, the Jersey's
smaller frame size requires less feed and produces less manure
than that of her black and white counterpart.
Bush River Jerseys milk is produced without the
use of production-enhancing, artificial hormones and is a
nutrition dynamo. A recent study performed by an independent
laboratory shows the protein and calcium in Bush River's
milk surpasses that marketed by several of our competitors in
Click here for the results of
We are currently offering the
following products: gallons of whole, 2% and skim milk; gallons
or bulk orders of 38% cream; and pints of
chocolate milk...everybody's favorite. We are also making eggnog
For nutrition information
on whole milk, reduced fat milk, fat free milk and chocolate
click here or on the
"Nutrition" link in the menu bar on the left.
For more information on our products or to make a
purchase, click on the order button and email us your request.