Calving is in full swing at our place. The second group of AI’d cows just hit their due date yesterday. We hit 80% AI rate on our first group of cows. So they bred really well last summer! We breed during a flush of high quality green grass in early summer. This helps the cows get pregnant with such high quality food. We match our breeding dates with how the quality of the grass is. If we wait any longer the cows would be on a negative plane of nutrition because the grass begins to loose its ‘umph.’
Troy just got back from his night check and they are doing well.
I found this little guy while I was riding through the calving pasture. Mom and baby are doing great!