My new cow Miss Liz isn't looking very pregnant for a cow that the previous owners said should calve end of July. I'm hoping that they just got the dates wrong. Either way I have a vet coming out on Monday to look at a calf with a hernia. I am planning on having her tested for any diseases when he is out. Do you guys think I should have him preg check her while he is here?
I would get her preg checked to make sure , as cows can loose the pregnancy , Suzanne
2 children Steven and Leila permitted 006 RCM Dairy Ginger the 2014 Jersey/Highlander/Angus/Hereford Paprika Gingers 2018 Mini Me Puss an Boots Gingers Hereford sired twin Heifers Cookie 3/4 jersey 1/4 Hereford 2017 heifer Sissy 3 year old pure Jersey cow Emmy a Galiceno pony and the ever changing bottle calves
Yes, Swiss have a longer gestation than other breeds. I'd say she's pregnant but may have taken on the second cycle. Even with a bull it wouldn't be that difficult to figure within two cycles now that we know its the second one. Always good to have a vet on the clock doing as many things as you need done.
Her vulva looks awfully poofy and she has a full, well developed udder, so I would *think * she is still going to calve. Interested in what the vet has to say.
My first cow we bought bred. The seller said a couple of months. It was actually 5 months but she did finally give me a calf It about killed me with the endless waiting and having no idea of when it would happen.
Last Edit: Aug 9, 2019 13:45:22 GMT -5 by jerseyrose
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Currently Cow-less for the first time in 11 years RIP-- Rose-Jersey RIP-- Abby - Jersey Rosie-- Jersey past family cow Lily -- Angus / Jersey past family cow 2 appaloosas- Candy, Sierra 3 dogs--Tess, Sunny, Mia a herd of 22 Boer goats a variety of chickens
claytonpaul: A bull was put on her herd Late Last May so she was expected to be due between May1 and August. They quoted me August so I wouldn't be disappointing by a late arrival.
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alpacalexi: My mini jersey cow is pregnant, however the last couple days her udder has deflated. My vet saw her on the 23 and said delivery in a couple weeks Is there a reason for her deflating?
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