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Re: A new season started today!

Post by gizmom » Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:12 pm

We have sure nuff been cranking them out this week. The 27th was our first due date for AI on heifers with cows AI'd to calve on 10/7 and ET calves due 10/7. As of today we have calved 52 so only 55 to go. We found one dead this morning big calf out of a cow, so it should not have been more than she could handle he was 80 pounds, found first thing this morning so really no idea other than dead calf. Mamma was still standing over it licking on it. We have also had some little bitty calves one 39 pounds which is pretty weak but still kicking. I haven't had time to actually compare weights from past years but know just from our experience that the birth weights are much lighter than usual. Only two itty bitties at 39 and 40 pounds but overall just smaller. I really think the heat is taking a toll this year, if not the heat something has sure had an impact. I know the next week will be another busy one with a big group of AI and ET calves still due.

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Re: A new season started today!

Post by Jeanne - Simme Valley » Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:46 pm

Major early. Almost 1/2 way and haven't gotten to the major due dates yet.
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Re: A new season started today!

Post by gizmom » Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:07 pm

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Keeping the guys busy!

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