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        12-16-2011, 11:41 AM
      #1971
    Yearling
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    Originally Posted by kiwigirl    
    I have to admit I thought the cow looked in pretty good knick, very normal for a producing cow - in fact a lot better than some I have seen.
    is it healthy for them to be that skinny though? Like good for the cow and baby? I don't raise cattle. Haha. But I have been to dairy farms (holstein) and they werent that skinny. Is it a jersey cow thing?
         
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        12-16-2011, 12:14 PM
      #1972
    dee
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    The cow is fine - she is a little thin, but I have a lot of friends the run dairies - and their cows are always skinny looking to me. We raised beef cattle though, and liked them to be fluffy.

    We bought a jersey cow from a dairy friend. She was skinny when we got her, but didn't stay that way. Her milk production dropped off some, and the dairyman said it was because we were feeding her like a beef cow, and not like a dairy cow. We didn't care - we got more than enough milk anyway.
         
        12-16-2011, 12:24 PM
      #1973
    Weanling
    She is not too bad.
    She can probably stand up, our cows always had difficulties with that by this point beef cows as well, and also very, very fluffy.
         
        12-16-2011, 12:25 PM
      #1974
    Foal
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    Originally Posted by Pyrrhic    

    Man as dirty as my guys (and girls) get I am tempted sometimes to use the pressure washer my self, LOL!
         
        12-16-2011, 12:27 PM
      #1975
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by dee    
    The cow is fine - she is a little thin, but I have a lot of friends the run dairies - and their cows are always skinny looking to me. We raised beef cattle though, and liked them to be fluffy.

    We bought a jersey cow from a dairy friend. She was skinny when we got her, but didn't stay that way. Her milk production dropped off some, and the dairyman said it was because we were feeding her like a beef cow, and not like a dairy cow. We didn't care - we got more than enough milk anyway.
    that is so crazy. I just can't stand for an animal to be underweight, but I guess if it is normal for them it is ok. I guess they sell the milk so they want as much as possible. I don't like organic straight from the cow milk. Tastes funky :p. I like beef cattle. I heard theyre smarter. And they make nice burgers haha. I have always wanted a brahma cow. Just for a pet. I think theyre cute. :)
         
        12-16-2011, 12:28 PM
      #1976
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Chardavej    
    Man as dirty as my guys (and girls) get I am tempted sometimes to use the pressure washer my self, LOL!
    haha when its cold, I use a wet dry vac to vacuum my Zahir he loves it
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        12-16-2011, 12:28 PM
      #1977
    Showing
    PRESSURE WASH?!?!?! Doesn't that strip skin bare?!
         
        12-16-2011, 12:30 PM
      #1978
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Skyseternalangel    
    PRESSURE WASH?!?!?! Doesn't that strip skin bare?!
    Not really haha, my dog likes biting the stream and sticking her face in it. If her eyes are still in her head the horse should be fine. Can't be pleasant though.
         
        12-16-2011, 12:31 PM
      #1979
    Showing
    Jeez... yeah it can't be pleasant at all!
         
        12-16-2011, 03:10 PM
      #1980
    dee
    Started
    I don't know about how pleasant is it, but we had a horse that loved going to the car wash. I never used the soap on him, nor did I use full pressure up close, but he would stretch out and roll his back around like "get me here, mommy, it itches right here!" He was white, and it was the only way to get him clean, and keep him clean, before a parade. We'd stop at the car wash on the way, and let him air dry in the trailer.
         

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