Beef Cattle, Livestock Bull Body Condition Is Important to Breeding Success Kathy Voth March 2, 2020 When a cow comes up open in a pregnancy check, we often assume it's because of some fault with the cow. Maybe she was too thin or not cycling well at breeding time. But maybe it's not the cow at all. All the grazing management tips you need Subscribe to read this article and over 2,500 more! Subscribe today! If you're already a subscriber, log in here.