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Fries calved hfrs to pounds 2,060; Others to pounds 2,020.
Writing in plain language, she first deals with pregnancy and calving, then discusses care of the recently calved cow and her newborn calf, and finally gives advice on handling problems often encountered in the calf's first weeks or months of life.
B-15, which is 170 miles long and 25 miles wide, calved from the Ross Ice Shelf in March 2000, its mass converts to about 3.
Cows calved in summer and fall had lower birth weight and was 0.
Increase from 125g/litre up to 150g/litre; * feed milk from fresh calved cows which is higher in milk solids for the first few days of life; * use a high fat (20%) calf milk replacer; * offer warm water and highly palatable starter nuts to encourage extra dry feed intake; * block off draughts at calf level; * use Woolover calf jackets on younger calves which are not yet ruminating, to conserve body heat and maintain good feed conversion; * provide a warm dry bed and a "nest" area; and * provide a heat lamp for sick calves.
The cross-bred cows are easily calved to the Blonde and we have very few assisted calvings, even of heifers and they have a quiet temperament.
At the first stage, 47 half-sib groups were created based on the sires of calved cows.
A Shorthorn breed record was broken with a price of 3,200gns for a calved heifer, Chicklade Wildeyes 26 and there were top averages for calved cows and calved heifers.
The herd at Branton East Side, Powburn, near Alnwick, has expanded to 420 cows in recent years ( and now all nine stock bulls are pedigree Blondes which Mr Telford finds produce easily calved and easily managed progeny that still provide a return comparable with other continental crosses when sold as suckled calves.
He said: "The meeting has made me analyse my own calving pattern, where 74% of cows calved in the first six weeks for the 2010 season when calving started on March 10.
Ravensworth Natasha, unbeknown to farmer Snowden Oates who calved her with friend Vernon Ord, was carrying three bull calves and gave birth in quick succession at Trench Hall Farm, Ravensworth, Gateshead.