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Bayou Sarah Farms commented on Water Buffalo Mobile Dairy

This innovative and sustainable approach to dairy production is the way of the future. José is helping me start a herd of water buffalo for my farm in south Louisiana. Though my herd will be rotated on pastures across a continuous 120 acre tract of land, I will be following his lead in this mobile dairy approach. Particularly in Louisiana where we receive 70 inches of rainfall a year, building a permanent diary is invasive and destructive on the land. When animals are grazing on "the back 40" but are required to travel to the same permanent structure for milking once or twice a day, the path to the dairy and the land surrounding it sees too much traffic with no time to recover. However, with the mobile approach, the dairy is moving with the livestock and the other pastures are left alone to recover. For farmers who do not own the land that their animals graze on, this mobile dairy is even more vital for a successful dairy business. As for the water buffalo, José has spent his life working with and researching these magnificent animals and is a natural herdsmen. Water buffalo milk has many desirable qualities over cows' milk and is responsible for the famous mozzarella di buffala. I can say with confidence that José's passion for this project will withstand any obstacle that comes up.