Signs of Ruminant Animals on Heat

How do I know when my ruminants are on heat? This has been a question commonly asked by ruminant farmers. Well there are some signs that the animal will begin to display when they are on heat which will enable you to understand that they are on heat. It should first of all be understood that when an animal is on heat, that is their time of sexual receptivity for example, that is the only time they allow a male animal to mate with them. When female goats are on…

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The Age Different Ruminant Animals get to Heat

The age ruminant animals come to heat largely depends on their management. However, goat and sheep are supposed to come on heat normally after six months while cow should do same after a year. It is usually good to mate them during the second heat because by then, they would have developed both physically and sexually. Feeding is a very important factor in determining when they will come on heat. So in order for them to reach sexual maturity on time, you as a ruminant farmer must make sure that…

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