"Iv done alot of cross breeding they have all worked out exept the normande they got to beefy to milk. My best cross has been the jersey/gurnsey. but it seemed anything x holstein has worked good. My crossbreds have ben much better cows for me than…"
"It's fine provided you don't mind seeing a really good milker go for slaughter because she hasn't got back in calf in time. I tried autumn calving to get a better milk price, but when I counted in the money I lost on replacement cows…"
"Sure....about all the grazers do....setting a goal of freshening around March1. Most use heat synch tools to bring the cows in or run a bull which can be dangerous of course. In a way, as you go it get easier because fertility if you think about it…"
"Jenn you are 100% rigrt i took over a 60 cow dairy from a retiring farmer 1 year ago and he still helps me witch i thought would be a good thing but he has farmed the same way for 50 years so any change is hard for him to take.
He has make…"
"I say forget the education they will teach you how to farm by the book but farming by the book does not make money if you work for a farmer you can learn by example. Experiece is always the best teacher so get out right out there and get some thats…"