calf size?

Discussion in 'Cattle' started by mmurrey, May 6, 2006.

  1. mmurrey

    mmurrey Well-Known Member

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    Hi All, I would like to know the smallest calf anyone has ever had and it lived. Right now I have a calf and it weighs 23lbs. When she was born which was two weeks ago she only weighed 18lbs. She is just up to my knee, and I am pretty short(5'4"). She is as fast as lighting when she runs. I feed her raw milk from a friend who has a dairy farm. So no scours :) , I didnt want any stress on her. She was not premature, and when she was born she had good length of hair. When my husband and father in law went to go tag the calves they thought that she some how got down in a hole untill they got up to her, then they both just looked in shock at her size.
    Mellissa
     
  2. JeffNY

    JeffNY Seeking Type

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    Sounds like she is healthy, just a petite calf. Nothing to worry about :).


    Jeff
     

  3. mmurrey

    mmurrey Well-Known Member

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    I forgot to add she is angus and limosine cross, she is nt a dairy calf or a dexter. Just thought that Id share that!