Motherly Instinct-Tips on assisting the bonding process.
Heather Smith Thomas
Occasionally you encounter a cow or heifer that doesn’t want to mother her newborn calf. Most reluctant mamas change their minds in a day or so and are good mothers from then on. A few seem to have a hormonal deficit, and even though you persuade them to mother the calf this year, they are reluctant again at the next calving.