Spring is a time of growth, renewal, and birth. For many cattle producers, springtime means calving season is underway. It’s when the foundation for the operation’s profitability is laid.
It takes a lot of time, effort, and dedication on the producer’s part to ensure the momma cows are healthy and comfortable. And that they safely deliver a live, healthy calf!
Frequent observation of the cow herd (every few hours) is necessary. Fortunately most calves are born alive and unassisted. But like anything in nature, calving can be unpredictable.