A detailed future analysis with this trait alongside still-birth and birth weight of calves
would validate present estimates with greater accuracies.
Previous researchers investigated the effects of roughage forms and concentrate feed supply on growth performance of calves
Currently, unlike adult cattle, veal calves
that regain the ability to walk after being warmed or rested may enter the food supply.
It is recommended that the age for heifers to first calve
is 24 months," said Gwawr Parry, industry development officer at HCC.
The poor calf care at field condition is evident by the fact that the mortality rate in buffalo calves
in these villages was 80 percent (Table 2).
The entry comprised of the three quarter beef-bred portion of the herd and included 98 top quality in-calf cows followed by 53 in-calf cows with strong spring born calves
at foot and was concluded by the sale of four stock bulls.
Heifer + calves
at foot Overall av pounds 1,666; BB + bull calf to pounds 2,600; BB + Hfr calf to pounds 2,200; Lim + bull calf to pounds 2,420; Lim + hfr calf to pounds 2,320; WB x + bull calf to pounds 2,360; WB x + hfr calf to pounds 1,820; Bld + bull calf to pounds 1,7680; Bld + hfr calf to pounds 1,580; Hfd x + bull calf to pounds 1,100.
are composed of two major muscles, the gastrocnemius and the soleus.
Many farmers aim to calve
their cows in spring or autumn so we are currently called to several calvings every day.
This study was done on 40 Healthy female Holstain cows at a range of 2-3 years old and their calves
(20 male and 20 female) from an industrial farm.
After obtaining owners' permission, we sampled calves
born to previously infected dams during the vector-free period of December 20, 2007 to March 15, 2008.
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.