The calf was born Oct. 5th. He's doing good. Mom is sucked down. She barely has a bag. What can I do for her?How long ago did she calve? You might be able to supplement some extra feed or real good hay to the mama to help her production a little. The calf is probably getting enough stealing from others, but would it be interested if you tried a bottle or some calf starter to help it along?
Is she maintaining her body condition? You could put her up with some high quality hay and extra feed to give her a little boost. It probably won’t make a noticeable difference with her milk, but it wouldn’t hurt to try. Many times the younger ones like her can be low on the pecking order. If she’s up, you would know she’s getting the extra to eat.The calf was born Oct. 5th. He's doing good. Mom is sucked down. She barely has a bag. What can I do for her?