There is quite a concert of noises; the great bull-dog, chained against the stables, is thrown into furious exasperation by the unwary approach of a cock too near the mouth of his kennel, and sends forth a thundering bark, which is answered by two fox- hounds shut up in the opposite cow-house; the old top-knotted hens, scratching with their chicks among the straw, set up a sympathetic croaking as the discomfited cock joins them; a sow with her brood, all very muddy as to the legs, and curled as to the tail, throws in some deep staccato notes; our friends the calves
are bleating from the home croft; and, under all, a fine ear discerns the continuous hum of human voices.
The children of the Petits Carreaux let themselves be hung like calves
, the colts, all the fancy poultry and thoroughbred stock, everything, was gone.
An earlier study on the growth traits of Friesian x Sanga calves
on the Accra plains did not evaluate the effect of parity of cow on body measurements, growth rate of calves
and the reproductive performance of cows .
Cows & calves
Lim hfrs pounds 940-pounds 1,380; BB cows & calves
pounds 900-pounds 1,480; Char cows & calves
to pounds 1,090; AA cows & calves
to pounds 940.
derek hooper, Merseyside A: beFore you can maximise muscle gains in the calves
, it is important to understand how they work and what is involved.
Many cows who are having problems calving can be dealt with so that they can have their calves
Survival of newborn calves
is dependent on sufficient colostrum's intake soon afterbirth .
He said: "The arrival of an elephant calf is always a cause for celebration but two healthy calves
in six months is fantastic.
To examine the occurrence, rate, and consequences of transplacental BTV-8 transmission in the United Kingdom, we studied calves
born to dams naturally infected with BTV-8 during pregnancy.
Since the cruelty of the 1980s and '90s that saw calves
caged and transported to Europe -many from Coventry Airport - attitudes and laws have changed.
Allegations of poor animal welfare, reports of farmers shooting high numbers of dairy bull calves
on-farm and misconceptions about so-called zero-grazing risk painting a depressing and inaccurate picture of the standards on British dairy farms.