Some Calf Facts

  1. Cows generally deliver a single calf at a time (unless they are twins) and this is roughly nine months after mating.
  2. Calves can be born at any time of the year.
  3. They are raised for either dairy farming, veal production or beef ranching.
  4. At birth, calves weight somewhere around 60 to 100 pounds.
  5. Calves can walk, stand and nurse within just one hour of birth.
  6. It is very important that calves are kept with their mothers for at a minimum of 48 hours to ensure that they receive the right amount of nutrients and antibiotics, which they can only get from the mother’s milk.
  7. Ina Skellee Superhero story for children aged 3 – 8.  This is an incredibly cute story of what mischief a little calf gets up to. …

Little Calf Fact Sheet

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