Calf Shape and Calving Difficulty

Calf Shape and Calving Difficulty

R.A. Nugent

Angus Journal

Editors Note: This is a vintage article that appeared in the Angus Journal twenty five years ago. It provides some food for thought.

Calf birthweight and pelvic area of the cow are the two most important factors associated with calving difficulty. Both traits are moderately heritable and can  be  used  as  selection  criteria  to  reduce calving difficulty.

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