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  • Udderly EZ Milker

    Has anyone had any experience with this device?

    Comments? Yeah or 'Neigh'?
    Equine Web Design http://www.tbconnect.net | Kingsgate Stud home of Legal Jousting (IRE)

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    Udderly Easy

    It works great! Was a life saver when I had an ophan foal. I also collect and freeze milk from each of my mares in case of emergency.

    Maggie

    www.MarabetFarm.com
    www.MarabetFarm.com
    Standing Balt'Amour, Bliss MF & Carry On MF

    Sales, Stallion & Young Horse training, lessons
    Foaling, Collecting Stallions, ET, Custom Breeding

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    • #3
      Ditto what maggie wrote. It is very quick and easy. It also seems to be more comfortable for the mare than manual milking and much more efficient than using an inverted dose syringe.
      Mary Lou
      http://www.homeagainfarm.com

      https://www.facebook.com/HomeAgainFarmHanoverians

      Member OMGiH I loff my mares clique

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      • #4
        Another BIG thumbs up!

        I swiped the one from my sister last year and it was a Godsend, especially to get that important first milk into them

        Plus - it saves your back - big time - as it is so quick and easy
        www.TrueColoursFarm.com
        www.truecoloursproducts.com

        True Colours Farm on Facebook

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        • #5
          I have not used it on a horse, but I have used it a lot with my Nigerian Dwarf goats and it works great. I know it's not the same thing as using on a horse, but I can say that it is easy to set up and there is much less hand fatigue than hand milking. It's a good product.

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          • #6
            I'll agree w/ everyone else; great product! We foal out quite a few mares every year and milk almost all of them, either to freeze or to feed back to the foal. It saves a ton of time.
            Already excited about our 2016 foals! Expecting babies by Indoctro, Diamant de Semilly, Zirocco Blue and Calido!
            https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hills...h/112931293227

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            • #7
              Everyone is dead on about this. I LOVE IT!!! Really saved us when I had a foal last year that could not latch on. Easy to use, mares dont mind it at all. Have one on hand. Its worth it even if you just use it once.
              Sandy
              www.sugarbrook.com
              hunter/jumper ponies

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              • Original Poster

                #8
                Good to know that everyone is giving it a great review! I think I might purchase one. I like to keep colostrum on hand for our farm or others if needed, and milking by hand gets awfully tiring!

                Where is the best place to purchase one from? (I am in Canada).
                Equine Web Design http://www.tbconnect.net | Kingsgate Stud home of Legal Jousting (IRE)

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                • #9
                  We loved ours but it broke after one season.
                  www.signaturesporthorses.com

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                  • #10
                    LOVE IT! It makes life so much easier if you've got one you have to milk regularly.

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                    • #11
                      I love mine! Unfortunately the first one broke after one season but I ordered another. Very handy, easy to use.
                      www.glenhillfarm.com
                      www.learntolikepink.com my journey with breast cancer
                      http://www.facebook.com/pages/Petalu...2907692?ref=ts

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                      • #12
                        Ours is still going strong in its third year.
                        Mary Lou
                        http://www.homeagainfarm.com

                        https://www.facebook.com/HomeAgainFarmHanoverians

                        Member OMGiH I loff my mares clique

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                        • #13
                          Udderly worth having. Easy to use and works great. Have extra colostrum in the freezer too.

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                          • #14
                            Worth Every Penny!

                            Even if you buy a new one every foaling season, its a huge improvement over the upturned syringe or hand milking - much easier on the back and hands. A side bonus is that less experienced folks can use it easily - it takes some time to learn *how to milk* a mare.

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                            • Original Poster

                              #15
                              Thanks all! Ordered one yesterday. Hope to bank a little more colostrum this year.
                              Equine Web Design http://www.tbconnect.net | Kingsgate Stud home of Legal Jousting (IRE)

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