Cattle Breeders From Father to Son

Photography : Guillaume COLLANGES    

Upsilone, raised on the prairies of the Doubs and lovingly prepared by Christophe Chambon for the Agricultural Show
Upsilone, raised on the prairies of the Doubs and lovingly prepared by Christophe Chambon for the Agricultural Show
Upsilone gets a careful scrubbing in preparation for the Agricultural Show.
Upsilone gets a careful scrubbing in preparation for the Agricultural Show.
The udder is shaved for easy inspection by the jury.
The udder is shaved for easy inspection by the jury.
40% of the judges’ score is for the quality of the teats, and 60% for the animal’s body shape.
Upsilone, raised on the prairies of the Doubs and lovingly prepared by Christophe Chambon for the Agricultural Show
The herd is fed cereal grains produced on the farm and protein supplements that are guaranteed GMO-free.
The herd is fed cereal grains produced on the farm and protein supplements that are guaranteed GMO-free.
Christophe takes special care of the nursery. The calves are the herd’s new generation and the future of the farm.
Fresh bedding is indispensable for the animals’ health.
Christophe’s mother cures and matures the authentic Morbier cheeses made with the milk of the farm’s Monbelliarde cows.
The morning snack break. Christophe’s parents have spent 25 years building the herd, and they’ve handed their passion for the profession on to him.
Christophe’s parents have spent 25 years building the herd, and they’ve handed their passion for the work on to him.