Direct and maternal genetic influences on calving
ease (dystocia) .
Latest BCMS data shows that the average calves per lifetime is currently 5.4, with an average calving
interval of 432 days.
This extra magnesium will help mobilise the cows' own body reserves of calcium, improving muscle tone in the womb and preventing prolonged calvings
and the detrimental impact that has on the calf.
When selecting an appropriate calving
area, parous caribou often face a tradeoff between availability of nutritious spring forage and reduced risk of predation on neonates (Bergerud, 2000; Barten et al., 2001).
1997), so potential calving
sites were pinpointed by viewing the corrected data for the month of May from 1995-1998, with ArcView[R] GIS Version 3.0a software (ESRI Inc., Redlands, CA).
The course of calving
, the size and vitality of the calves depending on the dimensions of the body of the cows.
Descriptive Statistics for lactation milk yield, lactation length, milk composition and calving
interval in Anatolian Buffalo.
All cows are crossed with Charolais bulls, which the Milnes source from France, and Aberdeen-Angus bulls, alongside Salers, are being used on heifers for ease of calving
Preventing exposure is the other part of the battle, making sure the calving
area is as clean as possible.
Six pregnant dams were selected in their last month of pregnancy (25 to 30 days before calving
) and were administered injection Copper glycinate (a) (75 mg/ml) S/c route in brisket region @ 0.5mg/kg b.wt.
Beef calves are the products produced in the beef feedlot compared to a dairy, and lactating beef cows need to accomplish three fundamental things related to nutrition: produce sufficient milk to maintain calf growth, achieve target body condition scores of their calves and conceive again for next calving
. Research on early weaning has been more popular in recent years for a variety of reasons including better utilization of limited feed, a good means to keep young cows in good condition and improve reproduction in their first few years , and alter growth of beef calves to enhance carcass characteristics [2-5].
In truth, Llyr had some idea what he was letting himself in for: previously he had used oestrus synchronization to tighten the calving
interval of his Pabo pedigree Limousin herd.