At Old McDonald's Farm many adventures await you on the beautiful Robbins Farm homestead. If you like animals or have a desire to learn about Northern New York's agricultural industry, you'll love Old McDonald's Farm. The petting farm is only a part of the Robbins Farm. The operation consists of a working dairy farm and hundreds of acres of crops including corn, hay and pumpkins.
The farm has over 1000 animals including cows, pigs, goats, rabbits, horses and many more. Nancy, "Farmer's Wife" will help you experience the dairy tour at Old McDonald's Farm. Ride the Moo Town Trolley for a fun and fascinating tour of a calf barn, 400-cow free stall dairy barn and state of the art milking parlor. See how baby calves are raised and progress from weaning to joining the herd. See as many as 60 baby calves of various ages, sizes and colors. Hear how they progress from newborns to small groups to the 400-cow free stall barn. Watch as dairy cows are milked in a modern milking parlor. Discover details about the computer technology that helps track each cow's daily production of milk and her breeding and delivery dates. Learn how the farm and many others in the region contribute to the food supply in the communities that we live in. The dairy tour is not available everyday so call at 315-583-5737 to confirm.
Open to the public every day from May 1st to October 31st from 10 am – 4pm. Rates are $8 per person with a $2 additional charge for the ½-hour modern dairy tour. Each season brings something new and different to the farm, so visitors can come back again and again.