How to Prepare a Cow for Calving

How to Prepare a Cow for Calving

Below are some of the basic techniques involved when preparing a cow for calving: Milking cows should be dried after 10 months of milking The animal is then steamed up by giving it concentrates for the next two months before calving. 2 to 4 kg of good concentrates are given per cow in two splits per day. Heifers should be prepared for milking by often taking it to the dairy , massage the udder gently squeezing and pulling the teats and patting her on the back and the like. A…

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CAUSES OF DISEASES IN FARM ANIMALS AND HOW TO PREVENT DISEASE OUTBREAK

What exactly keeps your Animals Healthy? Find Out

There are many causes of disease in animals. The knowledge of what causes disease, and of how animals can get a disease, helps us to know how to prevent disease and to treat sick animals. 1. Parasites: Parasites are organisms that have to live on or in other organisms, such as animals, in order to survive. Most parasites are easy to see, although some mites and the early stages of worms can only be seen under a microscope. There are two major types of parasites; the external and internal parasites.…

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