Results for: Freemartin

What is a freemartin in cattle?

When a cow is pregnant with multiple offspring (twins or more)there is movement of hormones between them, particularly if theyshare the same placenta. In the case where there (MORE)

What is freemartinism and how it is caused?

Freemartinism is when a heifer has male sex characteristics but has underdeveloped female sex organs. It is caused by sharing a placenta with a twin bull calf. The male sex ho (MORE)