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Set cows up for a transition home run

Date: 
Thu, 05/21/2015

To reduce aggressive interactions, house cows and heifers separately before calving.

By Amanda Smith, Hoard’s Dairyman Associate Editor

group housed cowsAs herd animals, cows are highly susceptible to social interactions and hierarchical order. Negative interactions may elicit behavioral changes, which if severe and prolonged, could impair immune status and lead to an elevated incidence of health disorders. Read more

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