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Old 06-27-2016, 11:38 AM
KarlGrenze KarlGrenze is offline
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Originally Posted by bardos View Post
Not sure how this relates, but I spent a couple of decades breeding goats, and naturally one chooses mothers who are the best milkers with the best "breasts", udders. What I found, my experience has shown me, is that the daughters hardly ever will have the same udders as the mother. It's a crapshoot. YMMV
Possibly because the ram came from a poor milking mom? In dairy industry, the males are kept based on how good milkers their dams, and later daughters and grandaughters, are. It is considered poor managing to breed your top milkers with sperm or rams whose ewes arent top milkers.