Beef Herd Health Management Calendar
Floron C. Faries, Jr. - Extension Veterinarian, College Station
Wayne H. Thompson - Extension Program Specialist, College Station
Texas AgriLife Extension Service


Go to Period 1. Pre-Calving 
(1 to 3 months prior to calving)Go to Period 3. Post-Calving 
(calves less than 2 months of age)

Pregnant cows and heifers

  1. Observations
    (early assistance with dystocia)

New born calves

  1. Observations
    (nursing, colostrum intake)
  2. Birth weights
  3. Physical Exams
    (behavior, navel)
  4. Sanitation Evaluation