What are the symptoms of a cow/buffalo being in heat ?
A. Symptoms of being in heat can be classified as internal and external. Some of the external symptoms are: 1. Milk production drops significantly during the hours when the animalis in heat. 2. The animal secretes a white thread like cervical discharge in theearly mornings and late evenings. The pressure of the faeces forcesthe secretion out, which often mixes with the dung, and the farmer oftenmisses the symptom. 3. Swelling of the vulva. The inner area, which is normally pale pinkand dry, when in heat, is red pink, smooth, shiny and covered in mucus. 4. The animal bellows constantly, calling out for a mate. 5. Animals tend to mount each other, even of the same sex. The internal symptoms can only be perceived by those who havea medical training to do the same. The person trained in each village toartificially inseminate the animals, can determine if the animal is actuallyin heat and the exact status of ovulation by feeling the ovaries and thefallopian tubes through the rectum. The sym