How long before calving do you put cows in the straw yard? Here they have 30 calvings per day. We really like the straw yard. They have one in use and one drying.
Housing and management around calving have a great impact on raising healthy calves. Preventing problems like coughing and diarrhea do not only increase calf welfare, it is also crucial in raising healthy, robust and productive heifers.
What would you do in this system? How long before calving would you put them in the straw? What opportunities and what risks do you see?
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