Speaking of milk prices

For the dairy folks and/or beef folks with questions about udders, milk and mastitis.
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Speaking of milk prices

Post by Jogeephus » Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:25 am

Here is the receipt for two gallons of milk I bought last week. Seems to be holding at $1.25 gallon. I've been upping my consumption trying to help the dairyman via the supply and demand thing. My dog is happy and thinks I'm a god because he's now getting two bowls a day. Water is a buck a gallon. This doesn't make sense to me.

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Re: Speaking of milk prices

Post by M-5 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:27 am

must be a south GA problem its 3 bucks a gallon here
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Re: Speaking of milk prices

Post by True Grit Farms » Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:31 am

M-5 wrote:must be a south GA problem its 3 bucks a gallon here

You live in a high rent district, everyone in Florida is well to do.
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Re: Speaking of milk prices

Post by Jogeephus » Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:52 pm

True Grit Farms wrote:
M-5 wrote:must be a south GA problem its 3 bucks a gallon here

You live in a high rent district, everyone in Florida is well to do.


Yeah, we are just poor folks here and can't afford to shop at Whole Foods.
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Re: Speaking of milk prices

Post by slick4591 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:36 pm

I haven't drank milk since I was 10. Look at all the money I've saved. :lol:
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Re: Speaking of milk prices

Post by M-5 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:42 pm

seems as if you have someone pricing the milk wrong NAt avg is 2.99 to 3.99 in south east. Are you sure you are buy a gallon ??? 128oz or The BIG jug!

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Re: Speaking of milk prices

Post by True Grit Farms » Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:46 pm

Jogeephus wrote:
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M-5 wrote:must be a south GA problem its 3 bucks a gallon here

You live in a high rent district, everyone in Florida is well to do.


Yeah, we are just poor folks here and can't afford to shop at Whole Foods.

Good thing you have a green thumb, you work to hard to qualify for food stamps.
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Re: Speaking of milk prices

Post by Jogeephus » Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:51 pm

True Grit Farms wrote:Good thing you have a green thumb, you work to hard to qualify for food stamps.


But I identify as one who does qualify for food stamps so its obviously a clear case of discrimination which makes me feel so marginalized. And I'm still waiting on my free phone!
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Re: Speaking of milk prices

Post by JMJ Farms » Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:50 pm

Jogeephus wrote:Here is the receipt for two gallons of milk I bought last week. Seems to be holding at $1.25 gallon. I've been upping my consumption trying to help the dairyman via the supply and demand thing. My dog is happy and thinks I'm a god because he's now getting two bowls a day. Water is a buck a gallon. This doesn't make sense to me.

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Re: Speaking of milk prices

Post by skyhightree1 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:55 pm

Jogeephus wrote:Here is the receipt for two gallons of milk I bought last week. Seems to be holding at $1.25 gallon. I've been upping my consumption trying to help the dairyman via the supply and demand thing. My dog is happy and thinks I'm a god because he's now getting two bowls a day. Water is a buck a gallon. This doesn't make sense to me.

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2.70 gallon here I use 10 gallons a week I'm doing my part
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Re: Speaking of milk prices

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:09 pm

10 gallons a week! :shock:
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Re: Speaking of milk prices

Post by M-5 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:09 pm

TennesseeTuxedo wrote:10 gallons a week! :shock:


It's liquid cheese TT
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Re: Speaking of milk prices

Post by skyhightree1 » Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:28 am

M-5 wrote:
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:10 gallons a week! :shock:


It's liquid cheese TT


:lol: Yea i dont drink much soda just milk and water basically and drink an avg of gallon of milk per day for me then the family
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Re: Speaking of milk prices

Post by jltrent » Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:37 pm

skyhightree1 wrote:
Jogeephus wrote:Here is the receipt for two gallons of milk I bought last week. Seems to be holding at $1.25 gallon. I've been upping my consumption trying to help the dairyman via the supply and demand thing. My dog is happy and thinks I'm a god because he's now getting two bowls a day. Water is a buck a gallon. This doesn't make sense to me.

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2.70 gallon here I use 10 gallons a week I'm doing my part


2% or whole? I use to drink a lot, but anymore a gallon probably would last me a week. Those dairy farmers I would say are on a very tight profit margin if any. It is a 7 day a week job milking twice a day and a lot of the other time making/buying feed for the cows.

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Re: Speaking of milk prices

Post by skyhightree1 » Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:27 pm

jltrent wrote:
2.70 gallon here I use 10 gallons a week I'm doing my part


2% or whole? I use to drink a lot, but anymore a gallon probably would last me a week. Those dairy farmers I would say are on a very tight profit margin if any. It is a 7 day a week job milking twice a day and a lot of the other time making/buying feed for the cows.[/quote]

2% what do you drink ?
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