How Does a Cow Give Birth?


The process of giving birth for a cow is a long and anxious one. The cow gives birth through its birth canal through which it pees too. The whole process of getting the calf out is controlled by muscle spasms in the cow's uterus and of course with a little help from the vet.
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The cow gives birth nine and a half months after the mating; usually a single calf is born.
1. Find a practitioner. If you want to have a home birth, you have to find a midwife or physician that is willing to come to your home for delivery. Interview several practitioners
Normally one calf is born per year. Twins occur about one in 1000 births.
When a contraction/birthing wave begins, spread your fingers and toes as wide as possible. Yes, the wave hurts, but it is impossible to tense up the rest of your body when your fingers
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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Bovidae Genus: Bos Species: Bos taurus
Like most domestic animals, Bos taurus, the domestic cow, is currently found throughout much of the world. The wild ancestors of cows were native to northern Africa, Europe, and southern Asia. Domestic cows are large, sturdy... More »
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