Calving

Calving and Handling Calving Difficulties

Calving and Handling Calving Difficulties R. G. Mortimer, MS, DVM Associate Professor Department of Clinical Sciences Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 Introduction The most common reason for calf losses in the beef cattle industry is still calving difficulty.

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Assisting with Calving

Animal Health Fact Sheet A SSISTING WITH C ALVING Clell V. Bagley, DVM, Extension Veterinarian Utah State University, Logan UT 84322-5600 July 1997 AH/Beef/08 Calving season is a busy time of year for cattlemen and it is a critical step toward a productive year.

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Dystocia-Difficult Calving, What It Costs and How to Avoid It

Dystocia—Difficult Calving, What It Costs and How to Avoid It Dystocia-Difficult Calving, What It Costs and How to Avoid It

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Beef Cattle Handbook

Calving difficulty (dystocia) can increase calf losses, cow mortality, and veterinary and labor costs, as well as delay return to estrus, and lower conception rates.

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Calving Time Management for Beef Cows and Heifers

Calving Time Management for Beef Cows and Heifers Calving Time Management for Beef Cows and Heifers Glenn Selk Professor, Extension Animal Reproduction Specialist Animal Science Dave Sparks, DVM Area Food/Animal Quality and Health Specialist Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service Recognize ...

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Calving in the Cold

W hen frigid temperatures hit during calving season, it can be a life-threatening situation for newborn calves. Beef producers know the best bet is to get calves out of the cold, but oftentimes there just isn't enough barn space.

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Calving Season Strategies

A n estimated 15 to 30 percent of Kansas cowherds calve in the fall with the balance calving primarily in the spring months of February through May.

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Calving the Longhorn

CALVING YOUR LONGHORNS GETTING YOUR COWS IN CALF It may be stating the obvious but to have a calf you need a bull! If you have your own bull then good record keeping will make life easier.

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Take time to brush up on sound strategies.

W orking through calving season is a little like riding a bike. Once you master the skill, you know what to do the next time. But university cow-calfspecialists across the country caution that even those who have circled the block a few times can benefit from brushing up on calving-facility ...

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Fall Calving in the Itermountain West

F ALL C ALVING IN THE I NTERMOUNTAIN W EST Dale R. ZoBell, Craig Burrell, Darrell Rothlisberger and Eleanor Jenson August 2003 AG-2003-08 Fall calving has been practiced by beef producers for many years, although in small numbers relative to spring calving.

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