Maternal behavior in cattle

@article{Keyserlingk2007MaternalBI,
  title={Maternal behavior in cattle},
  author={Marina A G von Keyserlingk and Daniel. M. Weary},
  journal={Hormones and Behavior},
  year={2007},
  volume={52},
  pages={106-113}
}
We provide a critical summary of the literature on maternal behavior in cattle. The studies we review increase our basic understanding of this behavior and provide insights into practical problems in cattle production. When domesticated cattle are permitted to rear their young, the behaviors associated with maternal care are for the most part similar to those observed in wild ungulates. These behaviors allow the cow to bond with her calf, protect and provide it with nourishment and ultimately… 
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