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I have a first freshening doe who has developed a SUPER lopsided udder. She freshened with a nice, symmetrical udder and I was planning on having her appraised and shown next month. I did a california mastitis test and couldn't see anything significant. She is dam raising her twin doelings currently. I tried milking out the bigger side but I didn't collapse like the other side.

Any ideas on how I can get her udder back to normal as quickly as possible?
 

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The mastitis tests are still good. Neither side is hot or hard.
 

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yes, I figured as much. I'm just trying to figure out how to fix it.
 

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You can put teat tape on one side so they don't drink out of it, that way they will be forced to eat from the other side.
 

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I fixed this with my one doe by milking her as often as I could....since you figured out which side was more productive, because of her twins, milk the side they aren't using as much as you can as often as you can.... I managed to even out my girl's udder this way and it worked :)
 

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thanks guys! Right now I have taped off their favorite side and just milk it twice a day, so they nurse from the small side only. Hopefully it'll work, but it sounds like I'm on the right track...:)
 
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