Change in milk color?

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  1. Vere My Sone

    Vere My Sone Well-Known Member

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    Does a change in diet cause a change in milk color?
    Does being pregnant cause a change in milk color?
     
  2. Horace Baker

    Horace Baker Well-Known Member

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    I have noticed color differences in milk between cows, but have not noticed that any individual has her milk change color.
     

  3. Haggis

    Haggis MacCurmudgeon

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    If one has an eye keen to color the cahnge from the chalk white hay milk of winter to the richer grass milk of summer. Certainly cream is different in color from winter to summer.
     
  4. Vere My Sone

    Vere My Sone Well-Known Member

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    That sounds like what I was wondering. Thanks for the reply.

    Norma's gone from hay to pasture and hopefully being bred all at the same time.

    Her milk has changed from almost bluish to yellow, definately a difference, even though nobody else seems to have noticed.