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MULTIPLE PREGNANCY IN COWS, CAN IT BE AFFECTED?
Blog · 10. September 2022
In almost all cases, a twin pregnancy is caused by a double ovulation. There are a number of (animal related) factors that significantly increase the likelihood of a twin pregnancy.

"PINKEYE": INFECTIOUS BOVINE KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS (IBK) IN CATTLE AND SMALL RUMINANTS
Blog · 19. August 2022
In summer, we frequently see inflammation of the eyelids and/or cornea in young cattle and cows (as well as small ruminants). This condition is called "Pinkeye." It is usually caused by a bacterium (mainly Moraxella bovis). The infection rate varies from region to region.

BULLS AND THEIR "MANUAL"  (part 3)
Blog · 13. August 2022
A bull will perform a broadside threat prior to attack. He will stand sideways so the person or other bull can see how big and powerful he is. In such a situation, the person may just back slowly away from the bull. NEVER RUN away and do not turn your back on him.

BULLS AND THEIR "MANUAL"  (part 2)
Blog · 04. August 2022
A bull can never be trusted, but the risk of attack can be reduced through proper handling and education.

BULLS AND THEIR "MANUAL" (part 1)
Blog · 03. August 2022
The most dangerous bull is a bull that has not been properly socialized to his own kind.

AFRIKANISCHE SCHWEINEPEST, DAS VIRUS
Blog · 31. July 2022
Das Virus ist außergewöhnlich resistent gegen Umwelteinflüsse und daher schwer zu bekämpfen.

AFRICAN SWINE FEVER, THE VIRUS
Blog · 31. July 2022
The virus is exceptionally resistant to environmental influences and is therefore difficult to control.

Cows have a drinking rate that can be as high as 20 liters per minute
Blog · 18. July 2022
A sufficiently high flow rate in "fast drinker" drinkers or a sufficiently large (and clean), drinking trough in addition to space around the drinker in these days is more than a must.

"SUDDENLY I WAS ATTACKED BY AN AGGRESSIVE COW"....
Blog · 21. June 2022
My experience is that cattle don't attack people spontaneously. There is always a clear reason. And before the animal attacks, it has already warned you several times through body language. Of course, we must recognize these signals and be willing and/or able to respond to them appropriately!

CALVES CAN ALSO SUFFER FROM HEAT (part 4)
Blog · 17. June 2022
Depending on the starter/concentrate intake during heat stress, and the duration of heat stress, it may be beneficial to delay weaning for a week or more.

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