Post by newenglandbeth on Dec 8, 2004 16:37:01 GMT -5
Good evening, We live in New Hampshire, on only three acres of land. Most of the available land is grass.
How feasible is it to keep a milk cow on this size property? Is this just a pipe dream, or could this be a reality? I am interested in either of the two smallest milking cows...the Jersey or the Guernsey.....
If this might be possible, get ready for many questions from me!
Post by newenglandbeth on Dec 9, 2004 5:00:01 GMT -5
Sally, that would be wonderful! We also live around the corner from a non profit educational farm.....I am sure I can work something out with the owner...bring the cow up there to pasture occasionally.....
Hi, just my two cents. We live in Vermont and have approx. 3 acres. You can keep a cow on it but we found we had to do alot of rotation, cut down trees for food and bring her up to the neighbors field (which she hated cause she could not see our house!) Definely go with a small jersey a guernesy is a large cow and will eat more. Any ways it can be done!!
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.
May 23, 2019 13:07:11 GMT -5
Trim: I'm baaaaacccckkkk!
Aug 31, 2019 17:57:22 GMT -5
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?
Oct 2, 2019 17:17:00 GMT -5
Trim: She probably aborted a while back. That happened to one of my animals. She was bagging up but within a short while of her "due date" she began to deflate. I had no idea what had happened. I was seriously bummed out.
Feb 8, 2020 20:46:23 GMT -5
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