Croft & Small Farms: A Season with Cattle – Preparing for Calving

This is the third and final meeting in the Season with Cattle Series this year.

On Tuesday 14h December at 7:00pm, we will be joined by SAC Consulting’s Beef Consultant, Sarah Balfour and Oban Vet, Tristan Carre for an online Zoom Meeting. This meeting will cover calving on the croft or small farm to help you achieve the best possible success for both cow and calf. The following topics will be discussed:

  • Getting ready for calving
  • Calving – when to intervene
  • Post calving care of cow and calf
  • Colostrum management
  • Common problems and when to call the vet
  • Calving and carbon; 3 versus 4 – pros and cons