Located at the foothill of Mount Kinabalu, Desa Cattle Dairy Farm offers one of the most amazing scenery one could envision.
The real attraction here is the cattle farm, producing about 900,00 litres of milk per year. The farm is 199 hectars and most of the milking cows are Friesians, the highest milk producers of all cattle breeds. It is an ideal destination for the whole family, where there are activities such as feeding the calves with bottled milk, feeding goats with grass, how milk is processed as well as the milking process are available for all. If you have ever wondered how milk is made, Desa Cattle Farm is the place for you.
The farm is 199 hectares in size and most cows are Holstein Friesian cows imported from New Zealand, the highest milk producers of all cattle breeds. It?s quite cool and windy here (about 20?C / 68?F) so you better put on a jacket or fleece to keep warm. Before leaving, don?t forget to get some souvenirs especially the popular dairy products like Desa Cattle?s milk in a box as well as their ice cream. A visit here is both educational and fun! The following are the activities you can do at Desa. Family and student groups would find the tour educational, and it?s important for younger generation to see and learn how food is made and processed.
Milking Process: 2:30pm ? 4:30pm (Daily)
Raw Milk Processing: 10am ? 3pm (Tue, Thu, Sun)
Calf Feeding: 9am ? 4pm (daily)