Cattle production: Why would cows not calve every year?

Question: My cattle aren’t calving every year. What could be the problem? I have a good bull that’s been tested and proved itself to be productive. The most important, and most difficult, task is to manage a cow in such a way that she calves once every year. One calf…

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Brahman crossbreed a popular dairy cow in Namibia

Braunvieh cattle crossed with Brahman produce a cross-bred animal that is very popular among extensive dairy farmers in Namibia. Dairy farmers are suffering all around the world amid low producer prices and high production costs. In Namibia, with its difficult farming conditions, you can expect it to be even tougher,…

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Cattle production: A cow needs special feeding attention before and after calving

The approach of spring signals the arrival of the calving season. Even stockmen who calve year-round will have a naturally greater flush of calving in the spring. Keep a watchful eye on your cows. They need some extra attention. POST-CALVING The post-calving period is the most critical time in the…

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