I think this board is in need of a thread in Tree of Knowledge regarding A2 status and opinions upon its importance, plus information on sires in various breeds, places where one can do testing, etc. Also, a general discussion thread regarding what it means to breed a cow who is not A2 to an A2 sire and so on.
I know this is a lot to ask, but perhaps someone knowledgeable can start a few thread with the intention of ultimately moving them to Tree of Knowledge?
Tabitha, mother to 4 rambunctious children. Our Jersey cow Jocelyn (freshened 8/28/10)
Pyrenees/ Anatolian cross pups Astrid, Jack and Ianto
Are you doing a specific forum search (each forum has its own 'search' button on it) or are you using the one up at the top of the page?
That one is more complicated (the one at the top of the page), I tell it to go back 700 days (like 2 years) and give me '50 results' threads. You have to realize we've had this particular forum since like 2004.....so sometimes that can be alot of days (years) when doing a search.
I used the latter, and got 50+ results.....not all on A2 info, but many were.
And being here soooo long, I just remember past converstations, so I pretty much already have an idea of where to look, so that helps. (I guess that's my 'secret weapon') HA!! Janene
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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
Chatty Kathy: I've been out of the KFC, milking mass quantities. I cannot seem to find Joann's current diary entries and saw a post asking how she is doing. She has been such an inspiration and help to me. I'd like to know how she is.
Jul 28, 2014 19:52:58 GMT -5
sparkey75: Why can i sometimes see the avitars and cute pics on the side of the page by everyones name and sometimes not?
Jul 31, 2014 7:27:30 GMT -5
erinnny: sparkey75 Because not everyone changes their profile pic.
Aug 11, 2014 15:31:49 GMT -5
mootopian: I am trying to post an ad to tell folks I have good dairy cows for sale, but I don't understand how to start a post.
Aug 18, 2014 22:25:45 GMT -5
wyomama: You need to be an active member to post an ad in the Auction Barn.
Aug 19, 2014 16:17:26 GMT -5
Jerseytinkerbell: Can't create a thread or PM. Any ideas?
Aug 19, 2014 21:11:38 GMT -5
Jerseytinkerbell: Figured it out, I think. Had something to do with my anti virus.
Aug 20, 2014 16:28:14 GMT -5
mootopian: What would make me active?
Aug 23, 2014 14:47:59 GMT -5
Janene: Ask a few questions and introduce yourself!
Aug 23, 2014 19:52:42 GMT -5
Janene: Um, not here, start a thread or comment on one or two.
Aug 23, 2014 21:49:05 GMT -5
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