Foot and Mouth Disease

Foot and Mouth Disease

PLEASE NOTE: If you have been to Bali/Indonesia in the past three months please notify us before coming on farm. If you have, do not wear shoes, clothing or bring equipment which you traveled with onto our farm, or any farm in Australia for 6 months. Please avoid...
The circle of life

The circle of life

This is my  reflection on the life and death of our two beautiful steers, Otis and Rupert.  This is possibly the most controversial part of dairy, the part many would prefer didn’t exist and in fact something which many would not even consider. Our first...
The dairy people

The dairy people

In my blog posts I have covered many components which make up Sellar Farmhouse Creamery. I haven’t yet talked about the amazing humans who bring my crazy dreams to fruition. So as we come to the end of our second year of both milk production and a global...
Grass converters

Grass converters

What a magnificent Spring to be a dairy farmer in Central Victoria. The grass is vibrant, the sun is out, the soils moist and the cows couldn’t be happier. I thought I’d take this opportunity to tell you a little about what the cows eat to create their beautiful milk....
Losing Stella

Losing Stella

Well it’s been a while since I’ve done any farm updates and to be honest it’s been a pretty rough winter. It was always going to be a hectic winter with four calving, pushing my system, which is designed for two calves at a time, to the limits. Pluto...
Running calf-at-foot dairy

Running calf-at-foot dairy

Here at Sellar Farmhouse Creamery we run a calf-at-foot practice where calves spend their first three months nursing from their dam. We’re currently gearing up for four cows calving over the next three months so I thought this was as good a time as any to talk...