Get it fastPre-calvinPlace cows and heifers that are about to calve
under close supervision, especially the first-timers, because they are more susceptible to experiencing difficulties.
They consisted of weighing the calves
and zoom measurements with a tape and a zoometric stick, i.e.
The family recently expanded its herd and has plans for further expansion later this year - 64 heifers are due to calve
in November and 28 heifers were put to the bull this spring.
The weight of the calves
recorded within twenty four hours after birth was taken as birth weight.
KWS said Kenya has never had any case where elephant calves
are deliberately separated from their mothers for rearing by humans.
born to thin cows may not be strong and slower to get up and nurse.
Nothing beats watching a group of calves
playing in the pasture.
We had another entry of cows and calves
with 5 from Maes y Groes, Maenan.
According to Weigel , SCE reflects the tendency of calves
from a particular service sire to be born more easily (or more difficult) than an average calf, whereas a DCE illustrates the tendency of daughters of a particular sire to have more (or fewer) problems at calving time than an average cow and to produce calves
that are born more easily (or more difficult) than calves
produced by an average cow.
It is recommended that the age for heifers to first calve
is 24 months," said Gwawr Parry, industry development officer at HCC.
The study was conducted on buffalo herd of livestock owners of 7 adopted villages of Agra district in Uttar Pradesh, India where mortality ranged from 75-85 percent in buffalo calves
from birth to one year age.
With a renowned reputation for producing top quality suckled calves
and store cattle consigned regularly to sales at this centre a huge crowd gathered at the ringside for the sale assembled from all over the UK.