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I see ads that use the term "springing" heifers for sale. What does "springing" mean?

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They bounce when they walk




due to the fact that they are due to calve soon......
 

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jerzeygurl said:
umm

when we use the term springing it means about to drop a calf any day

I suppose they would be first calf heifers that are due soon?

That is what it means

A heifer is a female that has never had a calf

A hefier which is going to have her first calf is called a springer or

springing heifer ... which could have a calf with in a close period of time couple of months or a week or two.

Then after she had her first calf some people call her a springer cow because she has just had here first calf not to long ago.

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Cool, thanks!

Never knew that.....
 
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