Hassie seems to be in heat again! She has been bellowing for two days now. Her last heat was due on Dec 31 and did seem to happen then, but that was also about the time her horns were oozing, I think. Anyway she's not really going as wild as her normal heats but everytime anyone steps out the house if she sees them she starts bellowing. I don't really want to mark this as a heat as she had been very regular every 20 days. But could just the physical upset of her horn wound cause a change in her cycle? Or maybe she has just gotten used to my scratching and fooling with her and wants more.
Johnnie T. aka Cricket I'm advancing in years (62 on my next bd), so have no time to spend worrying about what "others" may think of me. I'm more interested in what I think of me. It's been a great ride though. Mother of Dean, James, Lisa and Brett Grandmother to Calvin, Sarah, Landon, Destiny, Adeline, Jewel, Bethany and Levi.
Former Milkmaid to Grace Lovelace, Hassie, & someday Spring Clover
I seem to recall that with my heifer she had very frequent heats and they would come anywhere from 17-21 days and then last for around 2 days. She was such a joy I had to halter her to a post so I could do chores without being mounted.
Have you checked her hind end for any swelling or discharge? Any mounting activity? She could just be being bossy and demanding more attention. The December 31st heat could have not be a heat and was offtset by the stress of dehorning.
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28 January 1998 to 4 May 2015
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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