Cows are pretty easy to handle if you know your job. Making certain facilities for their safety, comfort, and food is important because it keeps healthy and productive. The major motive of raising cows is to earn profit selling cow products, and for this to happen you need to take proper care of cows.

The health of the cow is very important. Cattle that is kept in clean and safe environment is less likely to contaminate with disease and accidents that can make them weak. You need to look after their cleanliness because the dirty shed is one of the reasonsforthe unhealthy cow.

Allow cows’ to gaze freely

Having enough gazing space for your cattle aids in maintaining their health and can also help in saving money. Pasture is their major source of nutrients, which is why it is essential to allow them to spend enough time eating forage. When you let your cows gaze, they get all of the required nutrients from forage during spring, summer, and fall, which saves a lot of money. 

In the winter season, a single cow can consume a ton of hay. So you need to find a convenient and reliable source to feed cattle. The best possible way to keep your cow full stomach during winter months is by securing dry storage to stock up hay, which also lowers the cost. 

The ideal way to gaze cow and store hay is by allowing your cows to gaze in one area and cut the hay on another area. 

Pasture needs fences and ample water

To keep your cow safe, you need to have sturdy and safe fencing. And make sure that the fences cover all the areas of pasture and are at least four feet high. You also need to be sure that they are strong and tight enough to keep your cattle in the pasture. 

In order to secure the pasture area, you can use six-strand barbed wire, high tensile wire, or you can make use of woven wire. When you have fences in the pasture, you don’t have to look after cows all the time they gaze. So you can use that time in other productive work.

Fences are not enough, you will also need a good supply of water. In whichever area your cow stays, there must be plenty of fresh and clean water. Cattle need to drink as much water as they need and anytime they want. A single cow will need around 20 gallons of water per day so make sure that you have sufficient water for all of your cows.  

Cow’s health and nutrients 

Before you purchase a cow, you need to be sure that the cow is in good health. And to maintain the health of the cow, you should have a good source of high feed, forage, and silage. You should be prepared before you allow the cows to step intoa pasture.

Forage may not be enough for cows all the time. You will need a safe storage space for feed, hay, silage, supplements, and other supplies so that you can fulfill all the requirements of the cows whenever they need it. Remember, not to feed your cows with spoiled, musty it moldy hay because eating poor quality feed can make them sick.

Having a healthy cow gives high-quality products, which helps you to establish a good working relationship with local customers and agents.

Store fly control products

Raising cows can be nasty sometimes because they produce a lot of manure, and that attracts flies. Fries spread disease and can cause skin irritations and even open wounds. So you will need fry control products to minimize the spread of diseases. 

Take suggestions from experts or the person who is already involved in the husbandry business. Find out which flying pests are most problematic in your area. They will have good suggestions on both chemical and non-chemical fly control options that work well in your area. 

Firm up your mode of transport

Find a good and safe way to transport cows. Purchase or rent the trailer and ensure that it is safe and clean before you buy it. If it is not clean, wash it properly and ensure no dirt is left. Don’t take hygiene lightly if you are using a rental trailer. Cattle can easily get infected by the germs and can get sick.

And you also need to make sure that the air vent of the trailer is open the right amount to allow good circulation while protecting the cows from excessive heat or cold. 


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