||Two years old|
||Plant City, Florida, USA|
is a close-up picture of Passion. Her barn buddy Ruby is in the
background. She is a Jersey Dairy Cow and is one of my son's
Hillsborough County 4-H Dairy projects. Her registered full name is
"Precious Paramount's PrideNPassion". We call her Passion for short.
All of my son's Jersey cows have names that start with a P. Peanut (her
Aunt), Precious (her Mama) and now Passion. Passion is extra special
because she was born at our place and was our first heifer (female cow).
Her Mama would not let her nurse, so we bottle fed her until she
started eating grain. She is a pretty cool cow. Just like her Mama
"Precious," she is a big goofball. When she was a newborn calf she
would stick her teeth out which we called "Passion's Bubba Teeth". She
has been in 4-H & FFA shows around Florida. If you are at the Florida
State Fair this year, stop by the dairy cows to see "Passion".
Passion is very affectionate. When you are in the pasture with her, she
is constantly rubbing her head up against you to get you to scratch her
neck. She loves baths and going to cow shows. She knows that a good
bath and a full body clip means it is time for her to show off in the
show arena. She has won lots of ribbons and trophies. Don;t be bothered
by the tags in her ears, okay - think of them as earrings!
When she was a calf she was entered into the Florida Strawberry Festival
Dairy Costume Parade. My son was dressed as Austin Udders and she was
Foxxy Cowapatra. She won "Most Funny" Category and brought home a huge
trophy and blue ribbon.
Passion will be bred this year. When she has her own calf she will go
to live at the dairy to produce milk. Right now we are having fun
spoiling her and loving her!
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