Cattle are ruminants. They need to have access to pasture or hay for proper digestive health.
Gestation: Cattle breed any time in the year. In order to figure a date for calving, you need to track the cow’s heat cycle. When you see her being bred, use the chart attached below to figure a due date.
Click HERE to view gestation table.
Heifer: female before she’s had her first calf
Cow: adult female
Steer: castrated male