Surges in Calvings: Responding Positively Rather than
This is the title of a new Calf Facts resource sheet just added to the Calf Facts section of the www.atticacows.com web site. Click
A summary of the content is:
- Breeding records allow us to accurately predict sustained surges in calvings.
- These sustained surges in calvings can overload the calf care system creating sub-standard care.
- It is better to manage overloads rather than just “muddle through” and have compromised calf care.
- Choose between decreasing the calf population, increasing resources or some combination of the two.