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Is it true that cows can only produce milk if they have been pregnant?

Like humans, cows need to be pregnant and give birth for milk production and release. Milk production involves the complex interaction of several different hormones, which are set into play during pregnancy. Typically, during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy various hormones, such as progesterone and estrogen are produced, which stimulate the growth and […]
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Do Cows Need to Be Milked? Check Out the Facts

Cows don’t always have milk in their udders, and they don’t need to be milked by farmers. They produce milk for the same reason human women do: to feed their babies. Since cows only produce milk after they’ve been pregnant, farmers artificially inseminate them on what the industry calls a “rape rack.” Around 10 months after a cow becomes pregnant, she gives […]
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Nutritional strategies to improve dairy cow..

Providing the correct nutrition is essential for today’s high-yielding dairy cows. Over recent decades, genetic improvement and better management practices have dramatically increased dairy cattle milk production but, at the same time, managing fertility and conception rates has been difficult. Managing optimum productivity of dairy cattle in terms of quality milk production and efficient breeding […]
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