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Detecting oestrus

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Paul Wood


Detecting oestrus

Oestrus refers to the signs that a cow shows when she is about to ovulate (release an egg from her ovaries). It can last for up to 18 hours.

A heifer displaying the most distinctive sign of estrus as she stands to be mounted ©Mo Kemp

Why do we need to detect oestrus?

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What are the behavioural signs of oestrus?

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What physiological changes occur during oestrus?

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What methods of oestrus detection are there?

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Do I need to keep records?

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