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Cattle Planning Stragegy
How old does a cow have to be to be breed?
Normally, it is a good idea to breed heifers one month ahead of the main cow herd; so, we need to get heifers that have a mature weight of 1,200 pounds to weigh 780 pounds by the time they are
12-14 months old
Developing Heifers - Keys to Success
How many cows can a bull breed?
The traditional rule of thumb has been
per bull, however, there has been research that indicates this number could be increased to as many as
per bull without a negative impact on conception rate. However, a breeding soundness exam must be done 30-60 days prior to bull turn out.
Breeding season bull management
What time of year is best for cows to give birth?
Choosing a time of the year to calve is the first major decision. Early
) is the most popular time of year to calve in the Foundation's service area. February-born calves are typically older and heavier when weaned in October than calves born later in the
Ranchers Can Manage Calving Seasons
How many calves can a cow have per year?
In fact, cows rarely even have triplets, or twins. A normal dairy cow usually has only 1 baby at a time. According to the veterinarian, the cow released 3 oocytes from her ovaries which were fertilized, one of which split, producing two calves that are genetically identical.
How many Babies do cows have?