Parts of the Southwest were hammered with snow over the weekend thanks to winter storm Goliath. Dairy farmers in Clovis, N.M. are still digging out (literally) even though the snow has stopped. Authorities estimate thousands of cows will be lost because of the storm.

Robert Hagevoort is a dairy extension agent in the area. He says quantifying cow losses at this time is tough but he estimates about 5% death loss on milking cows and double that on young stock.

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