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Bred cows cycling

Postby scout » Fri Mar 09, 2018 1:53 pm

Curious if anyone has seen this before a week ago had to different cows in standing heat yesterday and today both calved calves are fine .cows never bagged up or swelled up just had calves.maybe hormones just curious if anyone else ever observed this
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Re: Bred cows cycling

Postby littlejoe » Sat Mar 10, 2018 1:27 am

Ya---and some years more than others. Hormones was my thought too.

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Re: Bred cows cycling

Postby Traveler » Sat Mar 10, 2018 9:15 am

If you've ever had riding cows step on a young calf, you lose most of your sympathy towards them.

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Re: Bred cows cycling

Postby Spanish Johhny » Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:09 pm

Had one years ago. Bred around April, "stood" mid summer, calved January. Did it a few years. Got one now, 8 year old, will stand before calving, after calving, before breakfast etc.... I would describe it as recreational reproduction. Sometimes ya gotta just look the other way....


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