Holstein Friesian Cattle in Ontario

In 1881, Michael Cook, a prosperous farmer, imported the first Holstein Friesian cattle into Ontario. The breed quickly proved its worth and in 1886 was officially recognized by the Dairymen's Association of Eastern Ontario as the leading milk-producing breed.


At the site of the former Cook farm, Aultsville Road, about 1.5 km southeast of County Road 2, west of Long Sault

Region: Eastern Ontario

County/District: United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry

Municipality: Township of South Stormont