Manage Females to Ensure Safe and Easy Calf Delivery

Manage Females to Ensure Safe and Easy Calf Delivery

Heather Smith Thomas

Cattle Today

There are many things that influence calving ease and length of labor in cows and heifers, and some of these factors can be managed—to help ensure safe and easy delivery of calves. The main cause for dystocia (difficult birth) is a big calf and small pelvic area in the dam, especially in first calf heifers that have not yet attained mature size.

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