Calf Care:  How Cold Is Too Cold?

Calf Care:  How Cold Is Too Cold?

Victoria G. Myers

Progressive Farmer

When it comes to calving, Russ Daly will take ‌0°F, calm winds and sun over 40°F with wind ‌and rain anytime. That warmer temperature ‌may sound better, but the South Dakota State University Extension veterinarian knows the likelihood of hypothermia in a newborn calf is going to be much higher under wet, windy conditions.

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