January 8, 2020
Dr. R. G. Mortimer, a Veterinarian from Colorado State University has written a nice handout on Calving and Handling Calving Difficulties. The Chouteau County Extension Office has a handout available. Our office can e-mail it to you, or you can come into our office for a hard copy. We are located in the basement of the Chouteau County Courthouse. Below is a short summary of the handout.
The most common reason for calf losses in the beef cattle industry is still calving difficulty. Looking only at the effects of calving difficulty on the calf, we find the following four relationships well e...