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Beef Cattle Sciences

Calving School Handbook

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This publication is provided to participants during the Calving School. Click here for more info about this extension activity. The Calving School Handbook contains information about reproductive anatomy and physiology of beef cows, details about the calving process and dystocia, and also how and when to assist with the delivery.

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  • Additional Literature - Articles from the Cow-Calf Management Guide


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