Buitelaar has opened three calf collection centres in the UK to enable dairy farmers to market their calves
According to Weigel , SCE reflects the tendency of calves
from a particular service sire to be born more easily (or more difficult) than an average calf, whereas a DCE illustrates the tendency of daughters of a particular sire to have more (or fewer) problems at calving time than an average cow and to produce calves
that are born more easily (or more difficult) than calves
produced by an average cow.
with sufficient milk not only provides high growth rates but also retards the development of rumen activities.
FSIS is dedicated to ensuring that veal calves
presented for slaughter at FSIS-inspected facilities are treated humanely, said Deputy Under Secretary Al Almanza.
Neja's last two calves
, for example, were named Mena and Foyle.
The latest BCMS (British Cattle Movement Service) data shows that the average calves
per lifetime is currently 5.
The study was conducted on buffalo herd of livestock owners of 7 adopted villages of Agra district in Uttar Pradesh, India where mortality ranged from 75-85 percent in buffalo calves
from birth to one year age.
With a renowned reputation for producing top quality suckled calves
and store cattle consigned regularly to sales at this centre a huge crowd gathered at the ringside for the sale assembled from all over the UK.
This information can be applied to improve habitat management practices to allow for the changes in calf behavior as calves
mature during their time on the breeding grounds.
Top prices Steers - ET Williams & Son, Bodwina, Gwalchmai; Heifers - OH Parry & Sons,Trefan, Llanstumdwy; OTM - RW Jones, Cae Isa, Menai Bridge; Cows & calves
- W T & EC Jones, Maes Llan Fawr, Tyn Lon PO.
derek hooper, Merseyside A: beFore you can maximise muscle gains in the calves
, it is important to understand how they work and what is involved.
Many cows who are having problems calving can be dealt with so that they can have their calves
Survival of newborn calves
is dependent on sufficient colostrum's intake soon afterbirth .
He said: "The arrival of an elephant calf is always a cause for celebration but two healthy calves
in six months is fantastic.
To examine the occurrence, rate, and consequences of transplacental BTV-8 transmission in the United Kingdom, we studied calves
born to dams naturally infected with BTV-8 during pregnancy.