Checking Cattle Pregnancy

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Our main goal in the cattle industry is to produce calves. An optimal goal is for a cow to produce one calf every 365 days (one year). This can be difficult at times because producers have to ensure that a cow is being bred on her first or second cycle, after giving birth to her calf. The reason for this goal is the cost of maintaining a cow is expensive. If the female cow is not bred, then she is eating food that is an expense, without revenue.

Please, see the article below for more information or contact Michelle South, Extension Agent-Livestock, at 828-733-8270.

Checking Cattle Pregnancy