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giving birth to a calf

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For this reason, calving performance is often considered to be consisted of both direct and maternal genetic components (Figure 1).
In Wales the average age of heifers at first calving is 35 months - 11 months more than recommended by industry experts, said Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC).
The average age of heifers at first calving is 35 months in Wales, 11 months older than recommended by industry experts Calving at the recommended age of 24 months could yield another two calves per cow per lifetime for an average 25-strong Welsh herd.
Herd size estimates for barren-ground caribou herds in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut generally are obtained as extrapolations from estimates of breeding cow numbers obtained during aerial photographic surveys at the peak of calving in June (Heard, 1985) or from post-calving surveys in July (Adamczewski et al.
Calf rearing management practices including navel hygiene cutting of navel stump six inch above from abdominal wall proper navel dipping (dipping of navel cord with some antiseptic like Pyodine or chlorhexidine twice daily for three days) colostrum feeding within 6 h after parturition parturition of cow in hygienic calving pens and rearing of calf in separate hygienic pens varied among different dairy farms and local small holder farms within the study area.
The first vessel-based survey of dolphins recently carried out by the Environment Agency- Abu Dhabi (EAD) found two newborn calves of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins, which indicate that the dolphin calving season may occur in late spring or early summer in the emirate.
Blelack Black Beret shows exceptional EBVs for Direct Calving Ease, being in the top 1% of the breed, and 200, 400 and 600-Day Weight EBVs all in the top 10% of the breed.
Age at first calving was estimated as the difference between the day a calf was born and the day it first calved.
Again a very high plane of nutrition before calving though desirable with respect to production may cause trouble at the time of calving.
I was recently called to a calving where I was presented with four legs.
Blood was drawn from the jugular vain of all mother cows 24h before and at parturition time and from their calves at calving time and 24, 48 and 72h after birth.
Moose (Alces alces) calving site studies have typically been conducted by searching for parturition sites 3-4 days after birth (Leptich and Gilbert 1986, Langley and Pletscher 1994, Bowyer et al.
It also found that calving ease was maintained, with 90% being born with little or no assistance.
Lameness, mastitis and welfare at calving are concerns for dairy farmers but the industry is responding.