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This purebred hereford cow has had 7 calves in her life all above 75 lbs, until this year when she spit out this 46 lb heifer.

This is the calf today almost 3 months old and not even 100 pounds yet. Anyone know what might be wrong with this pair?

My wife has a few pet mini herefords and she's not built like a mini. Not sure what to even do with her.
 

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I've never had one of those dink calves ever grow fast. I decided to eat one, she finally started growing at a year old. She was a fat 1050 at 28-30 months. I won't do that again, even though she's tasty, I'll cut my losses and move on.
 

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She's adorable! And it happens:

 

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Here's Grasshopper!
Unfortunately she only made it 6 months tops. She never did amount to anything. But she was cute as a button while she was here. Somewhere I have a picture. My hand was about as big as her head when she was born. Her mama is long gone too. Didn't even re breed her. Screenshot 20220720 215720 Gallery
 

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Here's my wee one.. shes from the cow that had the ooops calf last year, calf is 5 weeks old here, and actually not doing too bad.. figure about 1 1/2 lb/day gain.. I'm just waiting for her to grow antlers
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Had a calf like a fawn once off a borrowed bull who we ended up keeping back, she grew into about 3/4 of her projected frame size but spat me a nice calf every year until I had to sell her. If we're being honest, I think it was the brimmer blood in her that gave her that.
 

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Had a calf like a fawn once off a borrowed bull who we ended up keeping back, she grew into about 3/4 of her projected frame size but spat me a nice calf every year until I had to sell her. If we're being honest, I think it was the brimmer blood in her that gave her that.
this one is from the same bull as all my other calves.. I think the "deer" look she has is from about 1/8th limo
Here's a pretty close sister at 6 months.. she's chunkyIMG 20220526 103508 577 1
 

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This purebred hereford cow has had 7 calves in her life all above 75 lbs, until this year when she spit out this 46 lb heifer.

This is the calf today almost 3 months old and not even 100 pounds yet. Anyone know what might be wrong with this pair?

My wife has a few pet mini herefords and she's not built like a mini. Not sure what to even do with her.
Age? Maybe she is older than you think.
 

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Here's Grasshopper!
Unfortunately she only made it 6 months tops. She never did amount to anything. But she was cute as a button while she was here. Somewhere I have a picture. My hand was about as big as her head when she was born. Her mama is long gone too. Didn't even re breed her. View attachment 19248
I know I am going to get hammered for asking, but did you check her bite for underbite?
 

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This purebred hereford cow has had 7 calves in her life all above 75 lbs, until this year when she spit out this 46 lb heifer.

This is the calf today almost 3 months old and not even 100 pounds yet. Anyone know what might be wrong with this pair?

My wife has a few pet mini herefords and she's not built like a mini. Not sure what to even do with her.
Hoser, I know I am going to get hammered for asking, but did you check her bite for underbite? Can't tell from the photos.
 

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Maybe she'll grow into it. What's that one in the pic's mama and can you send me your grass?
I can send it in dried baled form, but that ain't gonna be cheap
you wanted a pic of the wee one's momma? 1/2 Gelbvieh, 1/4 Limo, 1/8 Shorthorn, 1/16th of both Salers and Hereford
She's a day or two old here

IMG 20220602 090658 688
 

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