A successful start to lactation: decisive to production and fertility

The time around calving is always tied to a lot of stress and excitement. On hand, it means that there is new life coming to the farm, while on the other hand calving comes with an inherent level of risk and is considered a challenge. There is a reason people talk about the “100 important days” in the life of a cow, referring to the forty days before and the sixty days after calving. This period is not just key for the health of individual animals, but for the economic success of the whole operation.

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