Flashcards in Introduction Deck (38):
Make of any age
Father of a calf.
Castrated male bovine
Bovine birth to a year old, any sex.
Mother of a calf
Mature female bovine
Cow that's not lactating, typically pregnant, and due to birth in 60 days.
A cow or heifer within 30 days of calving.
1st lactation after first calf.
First calf heifer
Female under 2 years old.
Heifer (or not have had a baby)
A sterile heifer or a fraternal twin to a bull calf.
Usually a bull of freemartin calves raised on milk and slaughtered at 5 months of age.
Calves slaughtered within a few days of birth.
Giving birth-act of giving birth.
Cast her withers.
Wisconsin slang from prolapsed uterus
Animal mated and is pregnant.
Genetically similar animals in color and conformation.
Member of the genus Bos.
Whole corn and stalk chopped and processed then Fermented for 45 days.
Alfalfa and grass chopped and processed then fermented for at least 2 weeks.
Grains and cereals providing energy, protein, amino acids..etc
Total mixed ration - complete diet for specific animal needs combining corn silage, haylage, and concentration.
How big is a newborn calf?
How soon should a newborn calf have colostrum?
Within 2 hours
How long as calves mono gastric?
When to calves start on grain?
3 days of age
What stops calves from getting milk into the non functioning rumen?
What kick starts rumen function?
Ingestion of small amounts of grain
Calves should double weight at ____ days.
TMZ of a calf.
When do full grown cows overheat?
Gestation of cattle?
283 days/9 months
Two types of barns.