Combining limited access to hay with nighttime feeding

Dec 28, 2012
Although some cows will still give birth in the middle of the night, the percentage of cows calving in the daylight will increase if the feeding activity is done late in the day. Research has shown that cows fed at or after dusk will have a 2 or 3 to 1 ratio of calves born in daylight versus those born at night.

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