How long, sleepless nights during calving can be avoided
How calves with a low birthweight are an advantage
Why milk production is key to success
How a good udder supports calves at the key time
How docile cattle reduce stress at calving time
WHY WE CREATED THE GUIDE
We created this guide to help UK beef producers understand the impact choosing the right suckler cow can have on the ease of calving. By following the advice set out in this guide, beef farmers could achieve a much less stressful calving period which includes more sleep and less intervention.