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  1. Jersey not giving much milk?

    Homesteading Questions
    My 3 year old Jersey cow had her calf 5 days ago. I have been leaving mama and baby together the whole time and bringing mom in first thing in the morning to milk. She has one quarter that’s damaged from previous owners not handling a bad case of mastitis. I am only getting 2 quarts a day out of...
  2. Loose Minerals and Pregnant Cow

    Cattle
    I was wondering if I needed to add any loose minerals to my 5 year old jersey cows diet. She is due in about 4-5 weeks. I currently have a mineral block she visits regularly. My question is, do I need to add loose minerals to her diet now or after she calves? Thank you all for your advice.
  3. Hoof Trimming Blades

    Cattle
    So I have been on the look out for a decent hoof trimming blade for my grinder. I have a single jersey who is in need of a pedicure pretty bad. I have read articles and watched tons of video. I vaguely remember doing this with my grandfather when he ran a dairy. So I was wondering if anyone had...
  4. Advice for buying hay for dairy cattle

    Cattle
    If this post belongs in a different place please excuse me. I have been having trouble finding good quality hay for my Jersey cow. I live in north central Texas. It has been a hot dry summer and prices have shot way up. My wife found some for sale not far from us so I went to take a look. It...
  5. Dexter Cattle Central PA, Delivery Available

    Barter Board
    I have registered Dexter Cows from really good lines. Easy keepers. Hardy and thrifty. I can help with delivery for extra consideration. You can contact me at [email protected] I will post details below.
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