Health after calving is determined in the time period before calving!

It is the typical diseases like hypocalcemia (milk fever), ketosis, mastitis and metritis that hang like threatening storm clouds over the post-calving phase. And, in addition to the clinically obvious, it is the subclinical sicknesses that influence the production potential. Of course, there are possibilities to treat a cow for acute disease directly after calving, but the secret here lies more in prophylaxis. And: almost all of these diseases can be prevented or minimized with the right feeding management.

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