Advice On When To Intervene When Calving First-Calf Heifers

Calving first-calf heifers is full of sleepless nights and fraught with challenges. One of the most important decisions a producer can make is when to intervene if a heifer is having difficulty birthing a calf. Buddy Faries, Jr., veterinarian with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, explains what to look for and when to step in.

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