Cattle production: A layman’s guide to helping a cow give birth

Many farmers have had to help out when a cow is unable, or struggling, to deliver a calf. Here are some tips. Resolving some cases of difficult calving can only be attempted by an experienced veterinarian, but the average farmer can tackle some simple cases and assess when veterinary help…

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Cattle production: Your calves and parasites

Question: The rainfall was exceptionally high in my area during late summer and autumn. The grazing looks good, and the cows are in a good condition, but my calves are not growing too well. What could the problem be? Most parasites flourish under wet and warm conditions. Roundworms and tapeworms,…

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