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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Factors to be considered before Cross-Breeding

First of all, you must have all the qualities you want in your animals in mind and be sure the animals you are crossing can give you those qualities. Also be conscious of the sizes of the breeds of the animals you are crossing so that you will decide appropriately whether to use animals that will not give you delivery problem or be prepared to help the animals deliver. You should also know that in cross-breeding, you will likely need the help of an expert to put you through. So…

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