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Grandvewe – Taking Tasmanian Sheep Ch...

by on 29/08/2014 - 10:27 am

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Grandvewe – Taking Tasmanian Sheep Cheese To a Whole New Level

What started as a hobby at the kitchen table in Brisbane has turned into an award winning business in Tasmania, breaking the typical cheese moulds around Australia with a unique style and flavour. Or maybe that should be spelt EWE-nique. 
Sheep’s milk is more common than you may think – once you move past the fact that it is possible to milk a sheep, you’ll discover the milk can be found in yogurt, ice-cream and soaps, and is a perfect drinking milk for those who are lactose-intolerant. The majority of sheep milk from around the world is turned into cheese, and the best of these cheeses can be found here in our very own Tasmanian backyard.
Grandvewe - A Family Run Bu ...

Rawlings & Kirup Park Dexter Studs - ...

by on 10/08/2014 - 02:56 am

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Rawlings & Kirup Park Dexter Studs - A Tasmanian Success Story

Rawlings & Kirup Park Dexter Studs - A Tasmanian Success Story
Mark and Margaret Rawlings’ story begins in October 1996 in Western Australia, when they were given a cow as a wedding present. After collecting a few more females, they began to look for a bull to service their growing herd. They purchased a Dexter, and their love affair with Dexter cattle began.

What are Dexter Cattle?
Dexter cattle were highly valued by peasant farmers in Ireland in the 1800’s, because their small stature was perfect for their small tenant farms, and being a hardy animal, they thrived in the tough climate. Worldwide, the popularity had declined by the 1970’s, and the Dexter breed was ...