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lew92: Just a note: Use the 911 area for emergencies. This is more of a chat area... Apr 1, 2014 9:39:33 GMT -5
madameecho1: Brand new to the site, and jersey cow and bull will be arriving today! Cow is 2.5 years old and 5.5 months preggers with first calf. Any suggestions greatly appreciated... Apr 5, 2014 10:01:02 GMT -5
treatlisa: Welcome!! You will get more activity if you start a thread of your own. Good luck with your new ones!! Apr 5, 2014 14:23:00 GMT -5 *
YounkerHomestead: I am sooo glad I found this site! I don't know many people in my area interested in owning a family dairy cow. I am really enjoying reading the threads from like minded people :) Good luck to everyone calving! Apr 8, 2014 12:27:00 GMT -5
dextergal: Ya ikr?!? The people on here are really sweet also! :) Apr 8, 2014 23:29:49 GMT -5
Janene: Hello folks! Don't forget to look through the Tree of Knowledge! Loads of information there with photos in some sections! 8-) Apr 13, 2014 18:38:44 GMT -5
hadassah: Hey guys check out my new post... May 18, 2014 16:24:27 GMT -5
faithwingnut: Can someone give advice in the 911 section please! May 20, 2014 22:37:10 GMT -5
cheyne: Hi anyone here? May 20, 2014 23:00:50 GMT -5
newdawnhomestead: I'm here. LOL May 29, 2014 16:26:14 GMT -5
mama1ruby: please help me identify a scaley round ringworm looking spots on my calves head and neck May 31, 2014 13:08:10 GMT -5
7kremerz: Need to rehome adult pyrenees in south wisconsin Jul 3, 2014 10:14:47 GMT -5
jennyinwexford: Cow with nose bleeds shakes head any ideas on why? Jul 5, 2014 13:57:47 GMT -5
cathymb6: I have a new calf, not sure when to start milking heifer. Saw somewhere within the first 12 hours. Is this correct? Jul 6, 2014 13:32:48 GMT -5 *
mommamary: Researching dual purpose milk and fiber goats. Does anyone have recommendations? Jul 7, 2014 19:01:46 GMT -5
mommamary: I am researching goat breeds that have Both good milk and fiber for spinning. Are there any good ones? Jul 7, 2014 19:03:44 GMT -5
Jenny at Sagehill: Problem w/fiber goats is they put their energy into fiber, not milk. Cashmere goats might work, but their fiber needs a special dehairing machine to remove a LOT of coarse hair from a bit of cashmere. Jul 13, 2014 12:05:01 GMT -5
Jenny at Sagehill: Angora goats might work except they aren't bred to milk much or longer than their kids require. They're rather smaller animals and can be finicky. Jul 13, 2014 12:08:13 GMT -5
beelady: i had an angora doe that was a precocious milker. huge udder too... right now im crossing angora buck on nubian does saving the doelings that show mohair/cashmere and breeding those onto angoras.. Jul 16, 2014 7:42:26 GMT -5
romal: hi there..does anyone know if the Heifer Diary will continue & how Joann is doing? Jul 17, 2014 14:16:14 GMT -5