Post calving we expect our cows to go through a lot. The cow is expected to expel foetal membranes, enter the milking herd, eliminate any uterine infection and resume normal ovarian cyclicity in preparation for the next pregnancy. Many scientific studies have demonstrated that dirty cows have a lower conception rate, longer calving interval, higher culling rates and lower lactational yield. See also: Tips for improving cow immunity for transition success It’s important we clarify what we mean by a dirty […]