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Premier Exhibitor, 2000 Georgia National

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History
Welcome to Bush River online.

We have never been prouder to be involved in the Jersey business. Our cow is at last being recognized by the entire dairy industry for something we have always known: her superior efficiency makes her potential for profitability almost endless.

Bush River Jerseys is part of a diversified farming operation, located on a continuous, 652-acre tract of land in Newberry, South Carolina. In addition to the 500-head of Registered Jerseys, the farm includes a turkey operation, a cow-calf beef herd and row crops.

We are milking the herd in a state-of-the-art 24-stall rotary parlor. We recently built a 450-stall freestall barn and the cattle were moved in August 2004.  

Bush River is a family-owned operation which was started by Dr. J. J. "Doc" Malnati and is currently owned and managed by Doc's grandson, Richard A. Doran, Jr. The day-to-day tasks of the entire farming operation are completed by eight full-time employees.

The family with BRJ Bomber Pitino Eilene X-17. In front are Marilyn and Doc Malnati. At the halter is Joan Malnati. Rick and R.J. stand behind "Eilene."

In 2006, Bush River was rated the number one tourist attraction in the county by the Newberry Observer and the number two attraction in all of South Carolina by The State newspaper.

Bush River Jerseys was featured in the Jersey Journal's Niche Market series in October 2007. CLICK HERE to read more.

Doc receives the Distinguished Dairy Cattle Breeder award in October 2005 at World Dairy Expo. Left to right are Maurice E. Core, Kelly Doran, Joan Malnati, Doc, Marilyn Malnati and Rick Doran.

We hope you enjoy your virtual visit and will return often to see what's happening.

Please consider this an invitation to visit Bush River in person whenever your travels bring you to the Southeastern United States. Nothing would please us more!

 

Directions to the farm: From Interstate 26, take Exit 76 (SC 219) to Newberry. Turn right at the light. Go through five lights, over the bridge, and turn left on Airport Road. At the end of Airport Road, turn right onto Bush River Road. The farm is located 2-1/2 miles on the left.

Give us a call at 803/276-7366 to let us know you're coming.

For directions from MapQuest, CLICK HERE.