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SLynn

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Posted - Jun 08 2020 :  04:28:13 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Good morning! We purchased a midsize mini Jersey heifer earlier this spring. We are thrilled with her! She turned 13 months this month. She is measuring 720 pounds using the weight tape, and she's having VERY strong heats. We would like to breed her this month. Thoughts? Too young, or is she ok because of her weight...? Thank you for your insight!

maryjane

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Posted - Jun 08 2020 :  06:33:10 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I've always aimed for my heifers' first breeding at 14 months so it seems like, yes, you should breed her. She's a beauty!

MaryJane Butters, author of Milk Cow Kitchen ~ striving for the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain ~
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SLynn

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Posted - Jun 08 2020 :  10:55:00 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Perfect. Thank you! Will keep you updated on our journey. She is a wonderful, sweet mannered heifer. We adore her. She's a bit crazy when in heat, so that's another reason why we are anxious to breed her.
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Boots&Flipflops

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Darla

Posted - Jun 15 2020 :  09:52:15 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Oh My Goodness,

Isn't she just a doll!!! That picture is priceless.
Best of luck to you and hoping for a successful breeding.

To Succeed In This Life You Need Three Things: A Backbone, A Wish Bone and a Funny Bone. As quoted by Reba McEntire
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