March 24, 2006

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Contact Information

Peter and Christina Winch

Winch’s Pine Grove Farms, LP

12742 Brown School Road

Fennimore, WI 53809

608-822-7806

pwinch@tds.net

 

 

 

 

Peter and Christina Winch of Winch’s Pine Grove Farms, LP will be hosting the 2006 Dutch Belted Cattle Association of America Spring Open House on Saturday, April 29, 2006.  Cattle viewing will begin at 1 p.m.  The Winch’s are currently the largest herd of Dutch Belts in Wisconsin.  Of the 180 cows they milk, 70% are Dutch Belted Cattle.  90% of their 90 replacement heifers are Dutch Belts.  They also have 3 bulls.  The open house is designed to allow Dutch Belted Cattle breeders, enthusiast, and the public to come view this rare breed of dairy cattle.  The Winch’s started breeding Dutch Belted cattle in 1991 through the breed-up program.  The cattle are rotationally grazed most of the year.   They are milked in a swing 12 parlor and housed in two coverall buildings with free-stalls.  There is a third coverall that contains the feed bunk.  The farm is located at 12742 Brown School Road Fennimore, WI.  Brown School Road can be accessed from Highway 18, about 2 miles east of Fennimore and 6-7 miles west of Montfort.  Watch for signs.  For more information please contact Peter and Christina Winch at 608-822-7806.

 

 

 

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