Pixie is starting to show signs of getting ready to calve, she should be due between the 25th and the 28th (depending on which gestational calculator is used). Her tailhead has started to separate, 1 finger's width so far. Her little udder has expanded quite a bit in the past couple of days, you can see it from the side now. This morning she had little droplets of milk hanging from the rear teats. She's not "bagged" yet, but she's working on it.
I was glad to read your post. We think Neu is due anywhere from now until approximately the 26th, but she really isn't showing too many signs. We think her milk bag is getting a little bigger (we hope that we are not wishful thinking) but she has not bagged up either. She is quite large on her right side and our bull calf doesn't seem to pay her any attention (unlike our heifer, Mary, who was recently in heat). I hope we both have beautiful, healthy Christmas presents!
I assume it is going to get very cold your way as well so be sure to keep a close eye on her these very cold nights. Good luck!
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.
May 23, 2019 13:07:11 GMT -5
Trim: I'm baaaaacccckkkk!
Aug 31, 2019 17:57:22 GMT -5
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?
Oct 2, 2019 17:17:00 GMT -5
Trim: She probably aborted a while back. That happened to one of my animals. She was bagging up but within a short while of her "due date" she began to deflate. I had no idea what had happened. I was seriously bummed out.
Feb 8, 2020 20:46:23 GMT -5
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