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100 tonnes

Post by rogerm » Thu Aug 21, 2014 11:08 pm

This old girl, born here in August 2000, has just passed 100,000 litres - 100 tonnes of milk. I can't remember the full figures but we are soon to receive a certificate from National Milk Records
She's our first cow to achieve this & when she does stop milking she will stay here as a pets 'til she dies.

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Re: 100 tonnes

Post by The Squire » Thu Aug 21, 2014 11:34 pm

rogerm wrote:This old girl, born here in August 2000, has just passed 100,000 litres - 100 tonnes of milk. I can't remember the full figures but we are soon to receive a certificate from National Milk Records
She's our first cow to achieve this & when she does stop milking she will stay here as a pets 'til she dies.

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Well done, she looks as if she's got a good few years left in her too!
How many calves has she had? Hope they were all heifers.
Great feet for her age too.

Is she pedigree? If so, she'd get a certificate & an engraved rose bowl too.

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Post by Huffy » Thu Aug 21, 2014 11:37 pm

Good on her and you Rog !!
You need luck ,skill ,and determination to get them doing those figures :wink:

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Re: 100 tonnes

Post by McFarmer » Thu Aug 21, 2014 11:44 pm

rogerm wrote:This old girl, born here in August 2000, has just passed 100,000 litres - 100 tonnes of milk. I can't remember the full figures but we are soon to receive a certificate from National Milk Records
She's our first cow to achieve this & when she does stop milking she will stay here as a pets 'til she dies.

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She doesn't look a liter over 50,000.

She doesn't look too large, is she of medium size ? That's how profit is made, low maintainence high productivity.

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Re: 100 tonnes

Post by footsfitter » Fri Aug 22, 2014 1:14 pm

The Squire wrote:
rogerm wrote:This old girl, born here in August 2000, has just passed 100,000 litres - 100 tonnes of milk. I can't remember the full figures but we are soon to receive a certificate from National Milk Records
She's our first cow to achieve this & when she does stop milking she will stay here as a pets 'til she dies.

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Well done, she looks as if she's got a good few years left in her too!
How many calves has she had? Hope they were all heifers.
Great feet for her age too.

Is she pedigree? If so, she'd get a certificate & an engraved rose bowl too.
IIRC your ankles are better though :lol:

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Post by Pilgrim » Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:48 pm

is that one of those cow type of thingies ive herd of :D

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Post by The Pretender » Sat Aug 23, 2014 9:38 am

Does she have a name?

Not long before dad packed up he had a cow that gave him a calf on 10 consecutive Februarys. He then checked his records and she never once had mastitis. I don't think she ever broke any records, but she probably earned him more than the cows that did. Obviously they are not pets, but its hard not to get attached to the faithfull old timers.
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Re: 100 tonnes

Post by The Squire » Sat Aug 23, 2014 2:03 pm

footsfitter wrote: IIRC your ankles are better though :lol:
You've been looking at my ankles? :o
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Will be better than your hips! :lol:

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Re: 100 tonnes

Post by footsfitter » Sat Aug 23, 2014 10:51 pm

The Squire wrote:
footsfitter wrote: IIRC your ankles are better though :lol:
You've been looking at my ankles? :o
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Will be better than your hips! :lol:

Excuse the pun, but we seem to be getting to the bottom of the problem, me and Mary the physio that is :wink:

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Post by rogerm » Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:56 am

Sorry for the delay, here's some answers

Squire, she's a 10th calver & unfortunately all of her calves were to one of our Sim bulls . . . So far !
No glass bowl, she's non pedigree.

Huffs, you can see a Danish Red behind her.

Mac, yes she is small/medium build. When she was young she would've been average, it just shows how much bigger cows have become thanks to the Holstein. I record our cows as Holstein Friesian as most of them are between the 2 breeds, I bought 10 pure British Friesians heifers last winter ( couldn't get anything else at the time ) They are a bit disappointing in terms of yield, but hopefully will improve.

Pret, she is a cow with no name, just no 9 - her ear no ends 009.
In her 4th lact she had ave cell count of 704 :( so there must have been some mastitis around 2006/7, but her other 9 have been below 100.
Her 305 day figures for her 10th
10800 litres, 3.42 BF, 2.91 P, CC 29
We're on a white water contract, so I could do with a few more like her in future.
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Post by essexpete » Fri Sep 12, 2014 10:48 pm

rogerm wrote:Sorry for the delay, here's some answers

Squire, she's a 10th calver & unfortunately all of her calves were to one of our Sim bulls . . . So far !
No glass bowl, she's non pedigree.

Huffs, you can see a Danish Red behind her.

Mac, yes she is small/medium build. When she was young she would've been average, it just shows how much bigger cows have become thanks to the Holstein. I record our cows as Holstein Friesian as most of them are between the 2 breeds, I bought 10 pure British Friesians heifers last winter ( couldn't get anything else at the time ) They are a bit disappointing in terms of yield, but hopefully will improve.

Pret, she is a cow with no name, just no 9 - her ear no ends 009.
In her 4th lact she had ave cell count of 704 :( so there must have been some mastitis around 2006/7, but her other 9 have been below 100.
Her 305 day figures for her 10th
10800 litres, 3.42 BF, 2.91 P, CC 29
We're on a white water contract, so I could do with a few more like her in future.
Need a naming competition, when she eventually reaches that gt ol parlour in the sky you cannot erect a cross to 009.

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Post by footsfitter » Fri Sep 12, 2014 11:09 pm

essexpete wrote:
rogerm wrote:Sorry for the delay, here's some answers

Squire, she's a 10th calver & unfortunately all of her calves were to one of our Sim bulls . . . So far !
No glass bowl, she's non pedigree.

Huffs, you can see a Danish Red behind her.

Mac, yes she is small/medium build. When she was young she would've been average, it just shows how much bigger cows have become thanks to the Holstein. I record our cows as Holstein Friesian as most of them are between the 2 breeds, I bought 10 pure British Friesians heifers last winter ( couldn't get anything else at the time ) They are a bit disappointing in terms of yield, but hopefully will improve.

Pret, she is a cow with no name, just no 9 - her ear no ends 009.
In her 4th lact she had ave cell count of 704 :( so there must have been some mastitis around 2006/7, but her other 9 have been below 100.
Her 305 day figures for her 10th
10800 litres, 3.42 BF, 2.91 P, CC 29
We're on a white water contract, so I could do with a few more like her in future.
Need a naming competition, when she eventually reaches that gt ol parlour in the sky you cannot erect a cross to 009.
Don't bother, when she pops her clogs and the knacker man taketh her away, she'll be then known as "Asda 100% organic beef burgers"


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Post by rogerm » Sun Sep 14, 2014 9:49 am

footsfitter wrote:
essexpete wrote:
rogerm wrote:Sorry for the delay, here's some answers

Squire, she's a 10th calver & unfortunately all of her calves were to one of our Sim bulls . . . So far !
No glass bowl, she's non pedigree.

Huffs, you can see a Danish Red behind her.

Mac, yes she is small/medium build. When she was young she would've been average, it just shows how much bigger cows have become thanks to the Holstein. I record our cows as Holstein Friesian as most of them are between the 2 breeds, I bought 10 pure British Friesians heifers last winter ( couldn't get anything else at the time ) They are a bit disappointing in terms of yield, but hopefully will improve.

Pret, she is a cow with no name, just no 9 - her ear no ends 009.
In her 4th lact she had ave cell count of 704 :( so there must have been some mastitis around 2006/7, but her other 9 have been below 100.
Her 305 day figures for her 10th
10800 litres, 3.42 BF, 2.91 P, CC 29
We're on a white water contract, so I could do with a few more like her in future.
Need a naming competition, when she eventually reaches that gt ol parlour in the sky you cannot erect a cross to 009.
Don't bother, when she pops her clogs and the knacker man taketh her away, she'll be then known as "Asda 100% organic beef burgers"


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Pet status means she will buried on the farm. :salut:
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Re: 100 tonnes

Post by tscience » Mon Nov 03, 2014 3:16 pm

rogerm wrote:This old girl, born here in August 2000, has just passed 100,000 litres - 100 tonnes of milk. I can't remember the full figures but we are soon to receive a certificate from National Milk Records
She's our first cow to achieve this & when she does stop milking she will stay here as a pets 'til she dies.

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Wow, 100 tonnes of milk. That's really awesome

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Re: 100 tonnes

Post by kipper » Sat Nov 08, 2014 3:00 pm

You think she would smile.

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