Cow life after Milking Period

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Cow life after Milking Period

How do we maintain the cows after milking period?

If it is sold, it will go straightaway to the Slaughtering table

Is there any subsidy from Government for keeping them alive till death?

How long they live after they stop giving milk?

How can we safeguard them without incurring losses?

Can someone assist?

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I am very glad to share this information with you. As cow has different life cycles after its milking period.  1. Calves depend on their mother's milk for the first 3 months of their lives. However, calves that are raised in dairies are usually taken away from their dams a day or two after birth. With your cow, however, you don't need to do this, but start, little by little, decreasing the calf's reliance on his/her dam's milk by the time he/she reaches a month old.  2. A cow gives milk after it has given birth to a calf. Thus the number of calves less than one-year-old should be equal to the number of cows in milk. One would expect that half of these would be females and half males as the probability of birth are roughly equal. As expected the number of female calves less than one year is around 50% of cows in milk. However, the number of male calves is much smaller at around 35%.  3. The Livestock Insurance Scheme, a centrally sponsored scheme. Under the scheme, the crossbred and high yielding cattle and buffaloes are being insured at a maximum of their current market price. The premium of the insurance is subsidized to the tune of 50%. The entire cost of the subsidy is being borne by the Central Government. The benefit of subsidy is being provided to a maximum of 2 animals per beneficiary for a policy of a maximum of three years.  4. The dairy cow will produce large amounts of milk in its lifetime. Production levels peak at around 40 to 60 days after calving. Production declines steadily afterward until milking is stopped at about 10 months. The cow is "dried off" for about sixty days before calving again. 5. By common healthy maintenance, the cows can be protected in a daily practice. No such efforts are required specifically. Just check with the veterinary doctor regularly, that will suffice.   

Cow life after Milking Period

A cow can live for around 20 years but in commercial systems, she will be culled at 6 years old, on average. She can give birth from 2-3 years old. Dairy cows have a hierarchical social structure and communicate by touch, smell, vocalizations, and body language. It is thought that cows can identify 50-70 different cows.

cow lactation cycle

At 15 months of age, a heifer (young female cow) is ready to breed and has never produced milk before. A young female cow (heifer) has her first calf at about 2 years of age. After calving she is known as a cow.Once she has calved she starts her lactation cycle, which can last up to 12 months, but production of milk declines after around 10 months of lactation.Throughout the lactation cycle she is milked and during this period is also mated with a bull.after 7 months after mating, at around 60 days before calving (for the second time) she is put onto a dry period, at which time her lactation cycle ends and she is no longer being milked.After her calf is delivered, the lactation cycle begins again and the whole process is repeated.

Animal Nutrition

To keep dairy cows healthy, dairy farmers work with animal nutritionists to combine ingredients into recipes that meet the nutritional requirements of their cows. Dairy cattle also need access to fresh, clean water. Dairy cow fact: A cow producing milk eats about 100 pounds of feed each day.

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