EL-2150: Avoiding Calving Problems
calving problems information sheet

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Product Code: EL-2150

Free electronic download only.  Calving difficulty, or dystocia, is influenced largely by genetics and the age of the dam. The main cause of calving problems is heavy birthweight. Solutions include selecting the right bull and mating it to properly developed heifers. (2 pp.) By: L. R. Sprott