Monday, April 4, 2011

Milk testing

We started milk testing today! Last week when we first got "milk" it was clear liquid. It is now yellow in color. We milked her while she was eating her dinner and she didn't mind at all. Tonight the pH was 7 and the calcium was 50. As it gets closer pH will be less than 6 and calcium will shoot up to 400 or 500.


  1. I've never heard of testing the milk! Learn something new every day.

  2. I learn something new every day too! I guess milk testing is one of the best idicators of when your mare will foal. Once those changes happen it should be with in 12 hours. Pretty cool. She is not super close so we won't be testing her every day at this point, but pretty soon. :)


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