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What breed or mix is this?

Post by fsoender » Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:51 am

All,

I purchased this calf and was told its a 100% jersey, she is darker and is getting more and more darker by the week, she grows faster than my other jerseys and she is more muscular. Is this a mix or pure jersey?

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Re: What breed or mix is this?

Post by Davemk » Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:18 pm

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Re: What breed or mix is this?

Post by Silver » Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:45 pm

Here you go:
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Re: What breed or mix is this?

Post by alisonb » Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:00 pm

They are usually born brown/tan and then start changing color as they grow. I see a light band around the muzzle & eyes which will be more distinctive with age aswell as a light colored belly and black hooves. Jersey's can be a light cream, tan, brown, grey(sometimes very dark).
Conformation too looks like a Jersey animal to me.

Can't see horn buds or did you purchase it as a polled Jersey. What color is it's tongue?

I'd say it's a Jersey...jmo.
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Re: What breed or mix is this?

Post by ALACOWMAN » Thu Oct 17, 2019 5:23 pm

Going out on a limb and say, jersey ..they'll get darker with age..
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Re: What breed or mix is this?

Post by snoopdog » Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:29 pm

Jersey, and a good looking one.
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Re: What breed or mix is this?

Post by Ky hills » Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:06 am

Jersey

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Re: What breed or mix is this?

Post by fsoender » Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:53 am

Thanks everyone!

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Re: What breed or mix is this?

Post by Jeanne - Simme Valley » Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:26 pm

Could there be some Brown Swiss in there?
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Re: What breed or mix is this?

Post by darcelina4 » Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:29 pm

I dont think it is a pure jersey. The head is not quite shaped right to be purebred Jersey. The light ring on the horse isn't light enough. The thickness of the calf looks brown swiss influence. Even the ears are too hairy. I vote with Jeanne that it is jersey/brown swiss

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Re: What breed or mix is this?

Post by farmerjan » Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:43 pm

Agree that it may have some swiss in there. Doesn't have that "fineness" of a straight jersey.

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Re: What breed or mix is this?

Post by WalnutCrest » Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:28 am

fsoender wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:53 am
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Re: What breed or mix is this?

Post by GHzFarms » Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:08 pm

Looks like a jersey to me. Family milked full time for years.
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Re: What breed or mix is this?

Post by BC » Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:14 pm

I think she is a jersey x Brown Swiss cross

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