I was speaking to a regional breeder that I respect about breeding timing, and she noted that she breeds year-round. I know this is common. We then discussed timing pairings without an ultrasound, and she noted that she pairs monthly, year round.
I was intrigued by this and thought, “what could it hurt, may as well?”
Is this a common strategy, and if so, what are some of the details? How long for a ‘monthly pairing’? How long after a female lays would you wait before pairing (assuming return to eating, etc…)?
Am I wrong in thinking this strategy has a lot of upside, and little downside? Thoughts?