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 [3]. Buddy Faries, Jr., veterinarian with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, explains what to look for and when to step in.