MoGal":1rnec8xo said:What is considered harsh forage? I have mostly fescue, clover, ky bluegrass and orchard grass pasture.
Abrasive feed? is that whole corn?
When a cow becomes ss... does that mean they are normally between 10 and 12 yrs old?
Is a broken mouth usually around 13-15 yrs old and then a popcorn mouth (considered old) after about 15 yrs of age??
dunmovin":2jask79a said:Harsh forage or abrasive feed can shorten the teeth before they really are all that old. When a cow is broken mouthed her ability to eat and process feed is reduced and can't generally carry as good a body condition or make as much milk for her calf.