The impact of body condition in pregnant beef cows for calf welfare and lifetime productivity

SP Turner, KMD Rutherford, JE Donbavand, MC Jack

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Abstract

Large variation exists within and between Scottish beef farms in the management of body condition in pregnant suckler cows. Improved management of body condition could reduce feed use and associated costs and improve calf vigour, size and long term growth rate.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherScotland's Rural College (SRUC)
Number of pages2
VolumeRPC RB 2021/02
Publication statusPrint publication - Mar 2021

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