mini cows?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by AHappychick, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    ok I have learned about the nigerian dwarf goats and saw somewhere that there are mini sheep as well. how about cows? I want a mini cow, I think I would kill for a mini cow, just kidding but seriously does one exist? Maybe I could say it was an exotic dog and get away with it [​IMG]

    I only ask cause I dont like goats milk [​IMG]
     
  2. babymakes6

    babymakes6 Gifted

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    Check out the Dexter breed.
     
  3. Chicks R Friends NOT Food

    Chicks R Friends NOT Food Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww I want one too!
     
  4. goobhen

    goobhen Chicks Rule

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    There are mini cows, Holstein, Jersey. You can buy two full size ones for the price of one mini! Just google mini cows! They look just like full-size ones. There are also beef cattle minis. Theresa
     
  5. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Bettacreek

    Bettacreek Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow, there's a mini for everything! Now I've seen it all.
     
  7. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    OMG you are right I did a google search right after posting this (should have done it first but I would have posted about them either way I suppose)

    Just as you typed about the dexter I found it in the search, very cool. anyone have some? do they make a decent amount of milk? its just me and my ds, oh I wonder if I could get away with 2..... I cant believe I am thinking about this lol is there any way they would be consided a exotic pet like a pot bellied pig or are they considered livestock?
     
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  8. SweetMissDaisy

    SweetMissDaisy Chillin' With My Peeps

    We raise Dexters, and they're wonderful! Our last calf was about 25-30 pounds when he was born. Here is a photo of him at 2 months old -- to give you an idea of his height when he was born, his nose/back was knee high to me, and I'm 5'8.

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    More blog posts and photos of our Dexters here:
    http://sweetmissdaisy.typepad.com/sassy_sweet_notes/dexter-cattle/
     
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  9. mommathea

    mommathea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my! So darling!!!!!!! Look at those eyes!
     
  10. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    oh my gosh he is adorable, how big do they get?
     

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