How to identify and prevent repeat breeding ?
Identification and Preventive measures for repeat breeding Identification If the cows are not conceiving even after subsequent inseminations, repeat breeding can be suspected. By testing the color and quality of the vaginal discharge, we can identify whether the cow has any uterus infections. Whiteside test : Uterus infections without visible symptoms can be identified using this test. Phenolsulfonphthalein test, endometrial biopsy, ultrasonic scanning, cervical mucus test, etc be used to identify reproductive aberrations. Methods to prevent repeat breeding Avoid inseminations in subsequent heat cycles, instead of that, give sexual rest. This method has been found efficient to tackle this plight. Sexual rest leads to increased flow of White Blood Cells to the infected cells and will initiate repairs. Artificial Insemination should be done by recognized institutions. Repeat breeding caused by late ovulation can be surmounted by inseminating twice keeping 24 hours. Inseminating once ea