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Re: New purchase

Postby lithuanian farmer » Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:53 am

Took some photos in the daylight.
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The new mom is doing a good job. Very loving and quiet. Really happy that bought her. She has aborted around two months after AI last year for our neighbour, but I still really liked her and hoped that she'll become a cow one day.
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Re: New purchase

Postby sstterry » Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:10 am

I will be curious to see how the calf grows over the next 6 months!
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Re: New purchase

Postby lithuanian farmer » Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:47 am

sstterry wrote:I will be curious to see how the calf grows over the next 6 months!

Me too! He should start filling up very soon. Both parents are pretty big. Pity that not a heifer, but well, at least have alive and healthy calf.
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Re: New purchase

Postby lithuanian farmer » Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:51 am

Eating breakfast in the new fresh pasture! Perfect for the new moms and their calves.
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Re: New purchase

Postby NonTypicalCPA » Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:59 am

I like the looks of that cow! Horns included.
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Re: New purchase

Postby lithuanian farmer » Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:29 pm

NonTypicalCPA wrote:I like the looks of that cow! Horns included.

Thanks. Not many people like horns nowadays! Her dam has what I would call medium size too. Both very gentle natured girls, so no bother with it.
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Re: New purchase

Postby lithuanian farmer » Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:22 am

Managed to take a photo of the heifer's dam. She's a bit skinnier now due to less grass this year and she's a very heavy milker. The heifer on the left is out of the same bbxdairy cow, sired by Red Angus bull. We got two bull calves from the same bull this fall. Heifer is ~19months old, incalf with angus, and is easily over 1500lbs. A true tank. If our neighbour hasn't kept her, I was ready to buy this one too!
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And april born calf sired by red angus from the same cow. Weighing 660-700lbs.
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