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giving birth to a calf

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Calving interval was estimated as the difference between the day a dam calves and its next calving.
More typical ones are days from calving to first service and inter calving interval.
Also at the St Asaph event was SRUC vet George Caldow, who said there was no biological barrier to cows achieving a 365-day calving interval when suckling calves.
With an average 410 day calving interval (somewhat distorted because of embryos being taken) the latest rolling milk production figures for the herd, which includes 25% heifers, is 9,782 kgs at 4.
According to the British Cattle Movement Service (BCMS), the average calving interval on a Welsh farm is 446 days, compared with the best practice of 370 days - a difference of 76 days.
The agency said latest figures reveal that the average calving interval on a Welsh farm is 446 days, compared with best practice of 370 days.
This approach to environmental management has allowed the ranch to increase its carrying capacity 8% since 1991; feed costs have fallen 25%, calf weaning weights have increased 22%, and the calving interval has decreased.
Results of WGA study on AFC, date at first service, calving interval and some fertility traits were also reported in Japanese Black cattle (Minozzi et al.
Emphasis on fertility is high with 98% submission rate; cows are bred after 42 days and projected calving interval is currently 392 days.
CALVING INTERVAL B & ED Roberts, Ty Newydd, Berthengam, Holywell (372 days).
But I'd like to see an average calving interval close to 400 days.
Therefore, information on age at first calving of heifers and calving interval which are major traits related to reproductive performance are available.
Latest figures show that the average calving interval in Wales is 446 days, compared with a best practice of 370 days.
For this reason, for the last year we have been concentrating our efforts on the autumn calving herd to reduce calving interval and shorten the calving period, at the same time as reducing the replacement rate which has historically been between 25% and 30% annually," said Mr Owen.