How to Detect Pregnancy in Cows and Heifers with Rectal Palpation?

Answer Preg-checking or pregnancy checking cows is done by a highly common and popular method in cattle called Rectal Palpation. Rectal palpation is the messiest, yet cheapest and often quickest form of p... Read More »

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How to Artificially Inseminate Cows and Heifers?

Artificial Insemination (AI) is the second-most common practice of breeding livestock--well, it's the only alternative to breeding livestock next to natural breeding using a male over females. AI i... Read More »

How to Breed Cows and Heifers Naturally?

It's as simple as this: Put grass in front of cow, put bull behind cow. In other words, natural breeding is simply putting a herd bull out with a herd of cows or heifers and letting him do his job ... Read More »

How to Tell the Difference Between Bulls, Cows, Steers and Heifers?

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Why is there such a difference between oral and rectal temperature in my son...orally he is almost always normal or low grade then rectal it is 101-102 degrees?

Rectal is more accurate because it takes the core body temperature.