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Routine fresh cow checks should be given as much priority as regular heat detection if farmers want to ensure cows get off to the best possible start post-calving. How well a cow transitions into the next lactation is strongly linked to dry cow management, far in advance of calving itself. However, how that cow is looked after in the first 30 days post-calving plays a significant factor in future performance. Vet Paddy Gordon, of Shepton Vets, believes the first seven […]