Fertility question

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mpassmore85

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Apparently inherited a couple cows from family (they sold their farm).
They haven’t bothered to breed them in 3 or 4 years the cows all had calves every 10-11 months previously. They just kept as pets.

Can I expect issues if they are with rest of my herd and they get bred or should all be good?

Cows are all good shape middle aged
 

wbvs58

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They should be good to go but it is not good for them to be idle for a few years like that they should be kept pregnant and lactating, that is what their bodies are designed for, keeps the attitude in their head better too or am I extrapolating too much from other species? I better say no more.

Ken
 

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I have to agree that you might have trouble getting them bred once they are "idle " that long. But if they breed then hopefully their systems will "remember" what to do and you should be good to go. Good luck with them.
 

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