All cows are different, but yes, some can be very slow to stop milking and reabsorb the milk.
If one side was producing more milk at the end of the lactation, that could account for the larger size of the quarter (most cows are a little uneven in quarters naturally, but the difference can be more dramatic at the end of the lactation compared to the beginning).
If her body condition is good, maybe consider buying a few bales of cheaper hay (an all-grass hay, perhaps) or a few bales of oat hay or barley hay. Those could be fed alternately with the nicer hay you have, that might help slow her down.
Jersey cow family: Samson's Rosita (age 3) & Virtuoso Briar Rose (age 2) An Akita, some kitty cats, 7 Border Leicester sheep & 53 hens
claytonpaul: A bull was put on her herd Late Last May so she was expected to be due between May1 and August. They quoted me August so I wouldn't be disappointing by a late arrival.
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alpacalexi: My mini jersey cow is pregnant, however the last couple days her udder has deflated. My vet saw her on the 23 and said delivery in a couple weeks Is there a reason for her deflating?
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