Heifers For Sale In Uganda

Heifers For Sale In Uganda

What Is Heifers?

A heifer is a female that has not had any offspring. The term usually refers to immature females; after giving birth to her first calf, however, a heifer becomes a cow.

What do you look for in a heifer In Uganda?

Pick heifers that look feminine rather than blocky, coarse and masculine. You don’t want a heifer that looks like a steer; her endocrine balance may be off, and there’s more chance she’ll come up open. You also don’t want a heifer that’s extremely long-necked or too short-necked, which makes her look like a male.

What age is best for a heifer In Uganda?

The age at which beef heifers should be first mated depends upon the economics of management input against returns. Well grown British breed heifers can be mated as early as 15 months to calve at 24 months, but require extra managerial effort if good results are to be obtained.

How do you identify a heifer In Uganda?

A side view of the animal will offer you the best view to determine the gender. Cows have udders; bulls have scrotum. Steers will not have testes like bulls. Heifers have teats but no visible udder like cows do.

What do you feed a heifer In Uganda?

Feed high-quality grass or hay, Accuration® Liquid Supplement or Accuration® Hi-Fat Block, and Wind and Rain® Storm® Cattle Mineral. Set replacement heifers up to take the place of existing females and be better than your current cow herd.

What is the price for Heifer In Uganda?

The price in Uganda Shilling is UGX 5603.79

At what age does a heifer start to cycle In Uganda?

Most heifers will reach puberty and be bred by 12 to 14 months of age and will be between 55% and 65% of their mature weight when they first begin to exhibit estrous cycles.

How much water does a heifer need In Uganda?

As a rule of thumb, consumption will range from 1 gallon per 100 pounds of body weight during cold weather to nearly 2 gallons per 100 pounds of body during the hottest weather. Lactating cows require nearly twice as much water compared to dry cows.

Do heifers have periods In Uganda?

After puberty, a heifer continues to have regular estrous cycles every 21 days (the normal range is every 18 to 24 days). The estrous cycle in cattle is complex and regulated by several hormones and organs (see Figure 1). Phases of the bovine estrous cycle. Note: E2 = estrogen and P4 = progesterone.

Where can I buy Heifer In Uganda?

Heifer International Uganda

P.O. Box 28491 Kampala / Plot 1 Yusuf Lule Rd, Kampala, Uganda

+256 41 4231828

Heifer Ltd

Central Uganda /Kampala /Kawaala /Mugema, Kampala, Uganda

+256 701 803315

The Uganda Livestock And Heritage Show

Cooper House, Kampala, Uganda

+256 705 301156

Infinity Farm Uganda

8G6H+2QC, Kampala, Uganda

+256 751 893986

Heifer International Uganda-Dokolo office

W5C8+662, Dokolo, Uganda