Continue to feed dry cows according to body condition. Check that your dry cow mineral is the right one for your farm.
Get calves off to the best possible start with a good supply of colostrum.
Lazy drinkers should be stomach tubed if necessary within the first six hours.
If you have vaccinated cows, the full benefit will not be transferred to the calves unless sufficient colostrum is consumed.
To avoid bullying of fresh cows and injury to calves, don’t stock pens too heavily
G e t th e b u ll re ad y f o r th e breeding season.