Dairy cows eating silage© Tim Scrivener
About 90% of dairy cows needing veterinary treatment for ill health are within the transition period. This is a term used to describe the three weeks preceding calving to the three weeks following calving. This is a term used to describe the three weeks preceding calving to the three weeks following calving. A catalogue of changes happens to cows during the transition period, they go from non-lactating animals with a small increase in energy demands due to their growing and […]