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Season with Cattle – Preparing for Calving

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

SAC Consulting’s Beef Consultant, Sarah Balfour and Oban Vet, Tristan Carre cover calving on the croft or small farm to help you achieve the best possible success for both cow and calf. The following topics are 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




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