Research seeks answers to why some cows shun calves

University student hopes to discover risk factors for mismothering and develop methods to get cows to accept calves

CALGARY — It’s a hassle for cow-calf producers when mothering issues appear between cows and calves. A cow may not accept its calf or a twin might have to be fostered to another cow. Whatever the circumstance, it takes time and effort to get a cow and calf together if they aren’t inclined to do […] Read more