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Calving difficulties

obovis

Synonym(s): Dystocia


Calving difficulties

Calving difficulties (dystocia) contribute heavily to production losses, most obviously due to death of the cow or calf during or soon after birth.

Normal calving ©Peter Jackson

Introduction

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What factors affect calf size and shape?

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What factors affect the cow's ability to give birth?

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What other points should I consider?

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