Once you have been through a successful calving season, you cannot abandon the work you have done. Continued support for the heifer and the newest addition to the farm is critical.
Calving season in a beef operation often involves late, cold nights and tracking down pregnant heifers in the dark. That’s why being adequately prepared is essential to ensuring a smooth calving process that is stress-free.
The calving season is an important time on any farm and can last from spring to autumn. With the average pregnancy lasting 283 days, the calving process can be a stressful time for everyone involved.
Calving season can be stressful and strenuous for anyone – no matter how seasoned the farmer. There is a multitude of concerns that farmers need to keep an eye out for: adequate nutrition, calving difficulties and disease prevention.Read more