I bought a Jersey Milk Cow!!!! Butter, cheese & cream.......

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Pumpkinpup, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    I have been wanting a family milker for a long time and today I found a small farm who is going to downsize their dairy herd. They have 6 cows for sale and I am going to have a look see tomorrow. [​IMG]
    They are Jersey cows and most are milking now. One is bred to freshen her first time and anothe in milk is re-bred. I am soooo excited! All are halter broke and handled daily so they are very gentle and should make good family pets as well as milk producers.
     
    Last edited: Mar 28, 2011
  2. alabama49

    alabama49 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohhhh, wish I lived near you--I would buy your extra milk & cream!!! Love good, fresh milk!!! Keep us posted.
     
  3. SimplySplendidSilkies

    SimplySplendidSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2010
    Adairsville, GA
    My aunt/neighbor has one they keep up and feed sweet grain! Best milk I have ever had and it was in no way thick like I remember as a child, very thin and smooth. Good luck with your purchase!
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Best of luck with your quest for a family milk cow!
     
  5. duck walk

    duck walk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a Jersey years ago when I had six kids at home...she was lovely...they are so darned pretty...she was so tame and gentle...like a big puppy...butter, cream, butter milk, home made ice cream...oh man, those were the days...if you get one, I know you will love her...
     
  6. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    I have been around milkers alot growing up and am very excited about having one of my very own. I have made arrangements to aquire two lovely nubian does as well so that I can make cheese and have the yummy goats milk. I want the cow for milk, buttermilk and butter! OH YUMM! [​IMG]
     
  7. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    Meet Maggie! Isn't she beautiful?

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    She comes home next Saturday!
     
  8. duck walk

    duck walk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oooohhhh...she is gorgeous!
     
  9. Mystic Farms

    Mystic Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    VERY nice!!
     
  10. ccm352

    ccm352 Out Of The Brooder

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    awesome.. and jealous. I wish I could get a cow.. I dont have enough room!
     

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