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How do you Check the Pregnancy of a Cow?

  1. ngureco profile image83
    ngurecoposted 8 years ago

    How do you Check the Pregnancy of a Cow?

  2. John Fracchia profile image54
    John Fracchiaposted 8 years ago

    I don't know the answer to this question but suspect that you can find it on the website for the Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences:  http://www.cals.cornell.edu/.  They do a lot of work in this area.

  3. elisabethkcmo profile image75
    elisabethkcmoposted 8 years ago

    hmm.... might be hard to get her to pee on a stick...

  4. WildRoseBeef profile image73
    WildRoseBeefposted 8 years ago

    There are a few ways that preg-checking can be done. 
    1. Sight: After the cow has been bred, you will start to see her sides grow as she gets further into pregnancy. By her third trimester she will look like a barrel with a head and four legs.... read more

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    manyinterestsposted 7 years ago

    Do blood tests. It is the easiest way to know for sure! Send the blood you have drawn from under their tail to the lab and have them tell you.

  6. WildRoseBeef profile image73
    WildRoseBeefposted 7 years ago

    ManyInterests, blood tests take too long to be analyzed and are too expensive to get done, especially if you have over 300 cows to preg-check.  Rectal-palpation is the quickest, easiest, and cheapest way to tell if a cow (or even a mare!) is pregnant or not.