Licking stimulates the calf to stand up

Care of New Born Calf

  • The golden hour: The first hour after calving is the most critical period in the entire life of a new born calf. Timely care of new-born calf will ensure its survival.
  • Cut the navel cord following proper method and dip in tincture of iodine.
  • Feed adequate quantity of colostrum
  • Deworm the new borne calve within 10-14 days

Dipping the navel in 7% Tr. iodine is very important in preventing navel infections