Nurse cow question.

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Re: Nurse cow question.

Postby suzorse » Sun Apr 05, 2015 12:08 am

she needs dried off , so she can calve in 2 months , dairy cows are dry for 60 days before calving again
so she can recover from lactation and build up colostrum for her calf when it is born ,you will have to bottle feed the other calf , and you may not be able to put it back on the cow as it will push out the smaller calf , till it is big enough to fight for its teats , you can put calves on that are close in size as hers and it works well
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