Post by jerseyrose on Jan 16, 2019 14:43:59 GMT -5
I think when you switch hands it puts the teat at a different angle and sometimes the milk flows better that way ( at least in my experience). Plus one hand is stronger too.
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Post by simplynaturalfarm on Jan 16, 2019 15:14:47 GMT -5
I've been dealing with a teat injury and the cow will shift and hit me with her tail when I use my left hand to milk that teat. I use a lot more force with left because of a hand injury that doesn't allow me to clamp top of treat correctly and with the tip of treat fine it hurts her more when I do that.
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