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REARING THE DAIRY CALF.

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REARING THE DAIRY CALF. A dairy cow should be allowed to rest from six to eight weeks before freshening. If a cow milks right up to the time of calving she will not do as well during the next period of lactation. When the very young calf is removed from its dam it should be placed in a small pen by itself and not with the other little ones, says an American authority. As a rule it is better to feed the calf with its mother's milk the first week at least, or until the milk can be used in the dairy. Of course, the amount fed will vary with the size and strength of the calf, but as a rule from three to four pounds by weight or three to four pints by measure is recommended. Some consider it necessary to feed three times a day, but that is unnecessary, and as it is no small amount of trouble, the noon meal may well ba dispensed with. Some of the very important things t3 be observed about calf feeding are: Regularity in time of feeding and amounts fed, as well as proper temperature of the milk. The nearer 98 degrees F. the milk can be fed the better, and it should be fed sweet. Some farmers feed sour milk when the calves are older, and report good results. It should be remembered that this change from sweet to sour should be brought about very gradually, and when once upon sour milk diet they should not be changed back and forth from sweet to sour.

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