What is A2 milk?
Interest in Beta Casein A2 has skyrocketed since I started testing my cows for this gene back in 2011, so I thought it was time to write a series of blog posts on the topic.
In this post, I describe the composition of milk and the Beta Casein A2 gene and its variants, address the health claims and a common misconception about A2 milk, and discuss how Beta Casein variants may affect cheesemaking.
The Story of Blossom
Today there are 15 Jerseys registered with the 'Birdsong' herd prefix, but it all started with a cow named Blossom...