Blog: The use of a moose

Catherine Sleep | 24 June 2004

Moose, meese, mooses or whatever you choose to call them are often considered a menace. Weighing around 500kg, they run into roads, leading to fatalities and mangled cars. But one Swedish farmer has found a way to turn the pest into profit.

Christer Johansson and his wife, Ulla, have established a 24-hectare dairy farm. They claim Moose House is the only moose dairy farm in Europe, and it’s certainly the only one making moose cheese. And retailing at US$500 per half-kilo, moose cheese could become a lucrative little number for them.

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