triple births survival rate

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Wanting information on survival rate of triplets in cattle. Red Angus specifically, but any statistic will do. Have had a triple birth and am wondering about their chances of all surviving.

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I do not know of any "statistics" but survival rate of twins or triplets can be low. Depending on gestation length, environment and management. If they are born alive, great - that's the first battle. Now keep them alive. Are they sucking the cow? Will she have enough milk for all three? Probably not. You will need to supplement the cow with grain, and should suppliment the calves with a bottle or take one away & raise with a bottle. Good luck, Jeanne
> Wanting information on survival
> rate of triplets in cattle. Red
> Angus specifically, but any
> statistic will do. Have had a
> triple birth and am wondering
> about their chances of all
> surviving.

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