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Uffda...

Post by holm25 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:28 pm

Have a 12 month old heifer lookin like she is bred. I thought I could bump a calf and it looks like she’s got an udder growing... Vet is coming out tomorrow.



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Post by TCRanch » Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:26 am

Welcome to the club! Definitely not ideal and will most likely stunt her growth but can turn out okay. Good luck with her.

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Post by T & B farms » Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:04 am

I have one this year also. Was putting cidrs in a group 3 weeks ago, thought one sure looked to be bagging. Sure enough, I guessed her at about 7 months along. She had to of bred at 6 months old. I don’t understand how a 600lb calf can stand for a 2100lb bull.

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Post by lithuanian farmer » Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:14 pm

She can make a pretty good cow, if you'll be able to get the first calf out of her. They later have similar calving capabilities as an average cow in the herd. My personal experience was successful with these teenage moms, but have seen plenty bad experiences in neighbours farms. It's just a matter of luck I guess.
Good luck with yours! Keep us updated.

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Post by holm25 » Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:45 pm

Vet figures she 7 1/2 to 8 months bred.

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Post by TCRanch » Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:49 pm

Have any clue which bull? Unfortunately mine was bred by our lowest calving ease, 9 days overdue & a whopper of a bull calf. Hard pull!

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Post by Jeanne - Simme Valley » Sat Apr 27, 2019 1:20 pm

Could also be bred by siblings.
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