Guzerat Leiteiro

For the dairy folks and/or beef folks with questions about udders, milk and mastitis.
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Guzerat Leiteiro

Post by gaurus » Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:13 pm

Guzerat cattle is mostly a dual purpose cattle but in Brazil and Colombia they are turning them in to a dairy breed.


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Re: Guzerat Leiteiro

Post by Margonme » Tue Aug 23, 2016 3:52 pm

Impressive
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Re: Guzerat Leiteiro

Post by JMJ Farms » Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:29 pm

Got a fine set of clown stickers don't she? Looks like she would raise a big ole calf though.
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Re: Guzerat Leiteiro

Post by TexasBred » Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:39 pm

Had a buddy milked about a hundred holstein/brahman crosses. Loved the things. Never milked for huge volumes but didn't have the drop off of full blood holstein in the heat. And after about 3 lactation instead of selling them as $400 kill cows he'd sell them bred and get $1200 for them.

Don't know about these pics though. Looks like a rodeo waitin' to happen. But I guess if you can milk a water buffalo you could milk these.
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Re: Guzerat Leiteiro

Post by gaurus » Tue Aug 23, 2016 6:38 pm

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Re: Guzerat Leiteiro

Post by M-5 » Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:48 pm

I shore do like em. Sexy as heck.
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Post by NECowboy » Tue Aug 23, 2016 8:40 pm

What's this the weird looking cow forum? I guess if they milk well then so much the better eh?
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Re: Guzerat Leiteiro

Post by Nesikep » Tue Aug 23, 2016 11:23 pm

I think attention should be paid to the udders... I don't doubt they'll be able to continue to improve milk production, but it doesn't look like them teats can hold much more pressure.. Granted, for hand milking there's lots to hold on to
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Re: Guzerat Leiteiro

Post by A.J. » Tue Aug 23, 2016 11:27 pm

Interesting pictures. Nice to see cattle from different places. Those all look like they could raise a calf or three. As a general rule, seems like eared cattle are usually good milkers, not to that extent necessarily tho. Some of the issues I've run into with some of them are over time winding up with Coke bottle teats too big for calves to latch onto when they are first born. Looks like a few of those pictured are on the verge of falling into that category.

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Re: Guzerat Leiteiro

Post by Bigfoot » Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:37 am

I thought they looked like they had good teat placement, and nice udder attachment.
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