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2007 Dutch Belted Spring Picnic

Saturday, April 21, 2007


Pine Grove Farm, Peter and Christina Winch
Fennimore, WI

Basic Farm Information
Largest Dutch Belted herd in Wisconsin
Milking Cows: 170
Replacement Heifers: 90
70% of milk cows are Dutch Belted
90% of heifers are Dutch Belted
Started breeding Dutch Belted cattle in 1991, with mostly Breeding Up Program
Farm totals 400 acres- 200 acres pasture, 100 acres alfalfa, and 60 acres corn silage
Rotational graze, swing 12 parlor w/ automatic takeoff, 3 coverall buildings-two with free stalls and one with feed bunk
Rolling herd average on Dutch Belted cows at 17,500 lbs with almost a 4.4% butterfat

2007 picnic group     winch calf

Winch         Winch cows

cookies     pasture