Tail held to one sidr

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Tomcolvin

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Someone told me when a cow is super close to calving she will hold her tail to one side for a prolonged time. I have also been told that when she was exposed to the bull she would hold her tail to one side for a while. Any truth to any of this. I have seen both before and after but haven't really connected the dots as to say yes or no.
 
The pump handle or S tail ( I've heard it called both is a sure sign they are beginning to calve.
I've noticed the off set tail a lot too leading up to calving. I always figured they were springing heavy and swollen there is what made the tail offset to the side.
Haven't really paid attention to them after they've been bred as far as offset tails, but they will hold their tails out for little while afterwards.
 

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