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Bright Raven

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Handy cheap way to test pregnancy.

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slick4591":wwowtbrv said:
Been using them for a few years now, only I use a syringe and transfer to the blood tube.

It only amounts to about 4 bucks a test. I use the vaccum. I hold the vaccum cup in my right hand with the needle coming out the bottom of my grip. When I see blood on the needle, I push the tube in with my thumb.
 

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I sometimes use the same test but just takes it to the Gold Standard lab at Bowling Green. It is a reasonable price and you can tell if they`re bred earlier in the pregnancy.
 

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Murray State lab here will test. Probably been doing it for years, and I just didn't know. Sure is convenient. I traditionally only do it to heifers that ain't showing by the end of March.
 

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Gold Standard is no longer in business. But there is DLT just up the road from Bowling Green in Smiths Grove, KY. Good folks.
 
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I had 3 hold over heifers from the cows that calved last spring. They are now rolled to fall. They were 14 months old in May. I bred all 3 to AI bulls using natural heats.

I have confirmed all three bred. I used the BioPRYN tubes. I had one tube that I had trouble with. I may have lost the vacuum. What amazed me was how small a sample they can run. Bigfoot had a picture of a small sample. Like his, I got my confirmed bred based on only the bottom of the tube being covered.
 

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I have been doing this also for several years. I have gotten pretty good at doing it but sometimes there will be one or two cows that I can not get any blood from.
 

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