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Palmyra Farm is home to registered Ayrshires, Holsteins and Jerseys in historic western Maryland, just minutes from the Antietam and Gettysburg National Battlefields and Washington DC.  It is a great place to vacation and stop for a visit.  The farm name is derived from the original deed that has references to the historic National Highway that runs a mile from the farm and includes properties that were granted in the early 1700’s. 

Palmyra is a third, fourth and now fifth generation family farm that was established when William and Mary Shank purchased the property in 1942 and used a herd prefix of Rocky Spring Farm.  In 1963 son Ralph and wife Patricia purchased the property and initiated the Palmyra name.  Today Ralph, Jr and wife Terrie and Mary Creek and husband Mike oversee the development of the herd and cheese business with their children and grandchildren. 

Contact us if you are looking for a place to board your animals. We would be very happy to talk with you.

Cattle of all ages always available for sale.

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Choice sells in Suits of Springhill Sale

Choice of Blackjack heifer from two of our best families: Palmyra Power BP Rayna EX-92 (#3 Index Cow 4/20) or Palmyra Reagan B Glynne EX-91. Check out Lot 56 below!

2020 Best of Hagerstown Award

Palmyra Farm has been selected for the 2020 Best of Hagerstown Award in the Farm category by the Hagerstown Award Program. Each year, the Hagerstown Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small […]