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Old 09/28/12, 11:09 AM
 
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What is your milk cows name?

I just bought a little jersey heifer calf to raise up for our milk cow. I would like to get some ideas on some names. I have a jersey that just turned a year old and I named her Willow. I like cute/unique names but have not thought of 1 yet that would fit her. Thinking 'maybe' Gracie or Button. Let me know what your cows name is...Thanks

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Old 09/28/12, 11:51 AM
 
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I have Ellie, Ruby, Beauty, Midget, Daisy and Ginger. They are all jerseys except for Midget who is no longer a midget.

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Old 09/28/12, 12:01 PM
 
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I have a half Jersey half brown swiss I call her Mollymoo...She knows her name and comes running when I call her...Just love that cow!

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Old 09/28/12, 02:59 PM
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Lets see, ALL OF THEM? Maddie, MIlly, Morine, Mina, LaLa, Cuddles, Hiedie, Sally, Cordelia and Lexi. All Jersey girls, and we have had many , many more. > Thanks Marc

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Old 09/28/12, 03:34 PM
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We have Ellie Mae, the grand matriarch of the farm, and her 3 year old daughter Daisy Mae, her month old daughter Lizzy Mae, and Daisy's 1 week old daughter Sally Mae.

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Old 09/28/12, 03:42 PM
 
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Since we got her just before Christmas, and she was a very pretty little tan Jersey gal, I named her Holly Berry. Just a little play on words there.

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Old 09/28/12, 03:44 PM
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our Dexter's name is Ramblin' Rose....we just call her Rose.

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A beautiful Dexter/Hereford milker is named Ruffles. Her daughter inherited her facial markings. Her name is Lacy.

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Old 09/28/12, 06:36 PM
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My Jersey is Annabelle, my dwarf Dexter is Mini Cooper

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Old 09/28/12, 06:47 PM
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Just sold my first jersey and her name was Tinkerbell. We named her daughter Irradessa (fairies off Tinkerbell movie). Then there is Bonnie, Bluebell and Callie (short for California because she is Holstein and looks like the cows of the happy cows commercials!) lol

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Old 09/28/12, 07:25 PM
 
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Heart, Daisy, Bambi, Lily, Honey, Daphne...we've also had an Angel and an Olive. All Jerseys

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Old 09/28/12, 08:21 PM
 
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I love ALL of your replies. Such cute names. Willow,my year old jersey was quiet and easy going and this little one is pretty spunky. She is SO cute.....I have a friend who absolutely LOVES her milk cows and now I know why. We have had beef cows for years but there is just something different about a dairy cow.

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Old 09/28/12, 09:35 PM
 
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Miracle Mile maker Molly moo. Molly for short. Her story is as long as her name.

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Old 09/28/12, 10:05 PM
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Candy. But we are thinking on changing that. We just got her, she's a jersey too.

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Old 09/28/12, 10:25 PM
 
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We have Daisy Mae, Elsie Mae, Annabelle, Agnes, Marybelle and this years currently unnamed hiefer calves. Also have the expecting 2yos - Friendly, Pumpkin, BeeBee, Lilly, and Pretty.

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Old 09/28/12, 10:36 PM
 
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bessie , tabbie, aj , tyson , linda , lucinda , katrina , kimberly , suzie q , little ann, violet ,vicky, rhoda , haley , holly , hope , cybil , riley , vannessa , 2 steers named avery and bubba current bull is eddy up and coming replacement bull is moe

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Bessie , Daisy. Milky Way Tulip. Buttercup. Lilbit. Biggin. Sara. Just some of mine

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