Behavioural interactions of dairy cows with their newborn calves and the effects of parity

@article{Edwards1982BehaviouralIO,
  title={Behavioural interactions of dairy cows with their newborn calves and the effects of parity},
  author={Sandra A. Edwards and Donald M. Broom},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1982},
  volume={30},
  pages={525-535}
}
Cow-calf behaviour in relation to first suckling.
Factors affecting the time to first suckling in dairy calves
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The most important factor determining the time to first suckling was the udder conformation of the dam but delays were also attributable to abnormal maternal behaviour, especially in heifers, and poor calf vigour, especially after difficult calvings.
Maternal-offspring behavior of Guzerat beef cattle
TLDR
Calf vigor was influenced by the contact period between cow and calf (CPCC), cow age at calving, teat conditions, calf vigor at birth, need for human assistance (HA), and calf mortality until weaning.
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