3/4 jersey heifer

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dun

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showmomof2":1v66g5y5 said:
Is there much potential for a decent milk cow?The other 1/4 is angus.

Not for a diary but for persoanl/home use there should be more then plenty
 
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That's what we had in mind-either keeping her to graft an extra calf on or to sell her as a family milk cow. We have her grandma-the full blooded jersey and have wanted to get another one or two to try to raise calves on. Thanks
 

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she would work as a dairy cow nurse cow or a family cow.if i was you id keep her for a nurse cow.ive seen quiet a few beef crosses sale at the dairy sale.but them boys would buy them real cheap.
 

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She'll make enough milk to raise a calf or feed a family, but if you are in the dairy business she probably won't make as much milk as a full dairy animal. We actually had a couple 1/2 angus 1/2 holsteins that we actually milked in our dairy herd and they produced noticeably less than the fullbloods but they did OK.
 

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She will be an excellent family cow. Breed her to a beef breed and she should be able to raise beef for your freezer and give you enough milk for your family's use.
 

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Keep her we milk about 10 Jersey x Angus the only bad thing I will say about them is they are very free milkers & is that really so bad :) . Another thing to watch for is teat length if you are going to hand milk the last thing you want is teats that can only be milked with 2 fingers.
 

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