Juvenile Classes (Dairy) Judge: Mr T Stable, Ulverston Champion: Brian Yates, East Logan, Castle Douglas Reserve Champion: T A Jackson, Guillyhill, Holywood Heifer calf
, Ayrshire Breed - 1 and 3 William Sloan and Co, Ryemuir, Lochmaben; 2 Mr Keith Davidson.
'There were no visible injuries to the calf
and the operation ended at 11.30am,' said the spokesperson, adding that the calf
fled shortly after being rescued.
The most frequent problems that occur are a calf
positioned incorrectly in the birth canal, or a calf
that's too large to pass easily through the cow's pelvis no matter what position it's in.
That may be fine in some situations, but if a calf
has severe diarrhea and is losing a lot of fluid and electrolytes (especially a very young calf
), it's better to give fluid/electrolytes four times per day, every six hours.
Cow with male calf
(54) sold to PS2,500 for a Shorthorn cross with a Charolais cross calf
from Smallburn Farms, Duffus.
The weight of the mother before calf
birth can significant impact the daily weight gain of the calves in the 1 month.
Heifers that conceive can be maintained on pasture or cut fodder with the young stock supplement at 1 to 2kg per day and an adequate mineral supplementation to cater for the growth of the heifer herself and the calf
she is carrying.
"Giraffes give birth standing up and the calf
falls more than five feet to the ground.
"I hope we can all agree that calf
rearing is an investment, not an expenditure."
The unnamed calf
is healthy and has been playing and nursing, Holloway said.
Jimmy Barling said Monday that DNA tests will be done on tissue samples from the three bull calves and the one heifer calf
to satisfy those who may question the births from one mother.
YOZGAT (CyHAN)- A Turkish man took a sick calf
to veterinary with his car by putting it back seat in central Turkish city of Yozgat.