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For some farmers the dry period is a welcome bit of down-time before the onset of calving. But for the cows it is an important time for udder tissue to replenish and develop ready for lactation. And there are a number of jobs that can be done to ensure a cow is in the best of health for the year ahead. Sarah Caldwell, from Calweton Veterinary Group, Cornwall, identifies eight key areas for attention at drying off. 1 – Body […]