"The best birds in the business!"
—Alla Wolf-Tasker, Lakehouse, Daylesford
Welcome to Milking Yard Farm...
Our little farm sits near Milking Yard Creek on fifty acres of rich red soil and lush green pastures, nestled in the hills near Trentham, Victoria. We grow award winning Sommerlad chickens, and occasionally some sheep, cattle and old-fashioned fruit and veggies. Here on the farm we live with a menagerie of working dogs, wombats, cockatoos, swans and the stars — Henry and Gus, the Border Collies who run the show.
We grow our chickens slowly and naturally — just how nature intended. We've spent years finding the best produce with truly unique textures and flavours, now recognised by some of Australia’s best chefs and restaurants.
Our priorities are the welfare of our animals, the well-being of people and that of our environment. This means no chemicals or unsustainable farming practices. Humane treatment of animals and the use of regenerative farming practices are at the heart of everything we do.
Our vision is for chicken to be special once again — living in a natural habitat and tasting how chicken ‘used to taste’. #makechickengreatagain
Bruce and Roz
Henry & Gus (the Border Collies),
Max & Maisy (the Maremmas)
BRUCE & ROZ BURTON
Design by Birdstone Collective
Photographs used on this site with permission from:
Indigo Blue Studio, Zoe Philips Photography, Kris Paulsen, Simon Rickard, James Broadway, News Corporation, Jon Graftdyk, Delicious Magazine, Cafe Di Stasio, Sarah D’Altera
Copyright Milking Yard Farm 2021
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