Casting Cow for Delivery of a Calf

Dr. Mark Hilton, Purdue Extension Veterinarian demonstrates how to cast a cow on her side before assisting in delivery of the calf. This is a much more natural way to deliver a calf and allows the owner or veterinarian to be in complete control of the situation. If you deliver a calf while a cow is standing, many complications can occur. With this method, there are no complications.

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