Covering the manure is critical because you don’t want it to be too wet.
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With all the variable weather of winter, alternating between rain, sharp winds, and chillier temperatures, it’s wise to keep an eye out for an increase in pneumonia each year.
Nutritional deficiencies in cattle herds probably revolve more around micronutrient minerals than protein or energy, although poor energy intake will definitely hinder conception.
The first thing to consider is what you want to vaccinate against. Is it the respiratory bugs mainly?
Once the calves reach three months of age or older they need less milk and rely mainly on solid food.
Cows can drink up to thirty gallons of water each day.