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Offline ArnaudForestier

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Re: Straight Jersey Milk - experiences?
« Reply #15 on: April 11, 2011, 08:54:20 AM »
Joe, I'm very impressed with Normande cattle, from everything I've seen.  At a recent grazing conference, I had the good fortune to meet and talk with a Frenchman, a broker of Normande (and other French breeds) genetics in the States.  It prompted me to look at the breed in more detail. 

Congrats on your story, by the way.  I've been following it for some time. :)
- Paul


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Re: Straight Jersey Milk - experiences?
« Reply #16 on: November 16, 2011, 01:06:14 PM »
Hello, all! I am trying to make the perfect cheddar cheese. I recently found a local source for fresh cow's milk (jersey). The 1st and only batch I made was not good, as I had a problem withtoo much rennet and tough curds. I had skimmed the cream off the milk (and made butter), and just used the milk for the cheese. My question is this: Would the cheddar cheese be better with the straight raw milk (no cream being removed)? I am getting more milk tonight, and starting my next batch.

Thanks for your help!

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Re: Straight Jersey Milk - experiences?
« Reply #17 on: November 16, 2011, 01:47:31 PM »
Yes, Cheddar made with whole milk is best.

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Re: Straight Jersey Milk - experiences?
« Reply #18 on: November 16, 2011, 02:27:58 PM »
What do I do with the cream that has risen to the top? Just stir it back into the milk?

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Re: Straight Jersey Milk - experiences?
« Reply #19 on: November 16, 2011, 02:38:57 PM »
yes


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Re: Straight Jersey Milk - experiences?
« Reply #20 on: April 30, 2012, 10:02:29 AM »
Here is my son training a 2 year old Normande bull. Not sure who is more afraid at this game, but seems fun by all! This breed has some of the highest fat content and Kappa Casein genes. These guys get huge at over 2200 lb but otherwise are very similar to Jersey. Common lineage way back.

Just wanted to say this is soooo cute!
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