Simple trick to let calfs drink

Simple trick to let calfs drink

Simple trick we learned from Annelise Hever to get calves to drink: cover the eyes to make her think she is in the right dark place were she finds the milk in nature. It was tested here by dutch vet Atte Kleinsma: It works!

Annelise Hever is Cowsignals trainer in Switserland.

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Comments (2)

pat

As a hoof trimmer in Quebec, Canada I often have to manipulate tied up cows from their stall to the chute and sometimes the ride can be a little wild. So when I suspect the run away behavior I put a grain bag on the cow's head so things become dark for her ... she ends up following with confidence...

Joep Driessen

pat wrote:
As a hoof trimmer in Quebec, Canada I often have to manipulate tied up cows from their stall to the chute and sometimes the ride can be a little wild. So when I suspect the run away behavior I put a grain bag on the cow's head so things become dark for her ... she ends up following with confidence...

Interesting story. Thanks for sharing Pat!

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