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This is a yearling FF, lamancha. Critique the udder for me please? I'm biased with her.

Also, she's giving 3/4 gallon a day, milking twice a day, no kids on her, one month after freshening. Is that decent or low for a FF? Any estimate on how she'll likely produce next year?
 

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I am by no means an expert but her udder is very nice for a FF. He height could be a bit higher, but the teats are a nice size and straight. The median and side ligaments are good, too. Next year I am thinking her arch, which isn't bad, will be even better! It would be good to show a pic from the side and a close up of her fore udder. Like I said, I am not an expert, though - I am curious to hear what others say. :)
 

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3/4 gallon is pretty good for an FF. I'd expect 5 quarts or so a day next year.

Pros -
Long teats
Nice big teats for an FF
Even halves
Ok rear attachments
Well placed teats
Strong medial
Nice shape
Good capacity

Cons -
Arch could be wider and higher
Skimpy connection between teats and udder
Rear attachments could extend a bit farther down
 

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Thank you! I was definitely thinking width needs to be our main focus to improve her (width in general, I think she could use more "dairy strength") so I'm glad y'all agree and I'm on the right track! I've only had minis besides her so her udder is like a whole 'nother ballgame for me. Lol!

Can you explain what I'm looking at for the connection between treat and udder?
 
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