Some Calf Facts
- Cows generally deliver a single calf at a time (unless they are twins) and this is roughly nine months after mating.
- Calves can be born at any time of the year.
- They are raised for either dairy farming, veal production or beef ranching.
- At birth, calves weight somewhere around 60 to 100 pounds.
- Calves can walk, stand and nurse within just one hour of birth.
- 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.
- Ina Skellee Superhero story for children aged 3 – 8. This is an incredibly cute story of what mischief a little calf gets up to. …
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