Livestock Veterinarian, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad
*Corresponding Author: Muhammad Tayyeb, Livestock Veterinarian, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad.
Received: August 27, 2021; Published: September 09, 2021
Calf management is the subject of extensive management at farm because; this is a major source of revenue and replacement of heifers in terms of good genomic at livestock farm. Esthetically, this is also a Source of pleasure for investors. There are different modern and traditional practices adopted at farm for their raising. Now, the question arises from where it starts at farm.
It started soon after the Calf is born. Technical Staff make ensure the following mandatory things. Let the dam for adequate period to lick the calf usually 20-25 minutes. Checked the navel cord of calves for the presence of rupture or tear of navel, if have such issue it may be ligated or tie with the help of Thread. In case of assisted calving, calf should be examined for any abnormality (fluid in lungs, trauma). It should be graded for good birth weight because calf having optimum weight are less prone to calf scour and pneumonia. It should be applied tag against dam id (separate series for heifers at farm). It should injected vitamin AD3E and Inj. Selenium.
Citation: Muhammad Tayyeb. “Calf Raising is the Subject of Science and Art". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 3.10 (2021): 11-12.
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