Mother’s instincts need to take over and protect calves, especially in frigid temperatures like the ones the High Plains saw during the Siberian Express. (Journal photo by Lacey Newlin.)

Calving-related challenges for the cow

(Photo courtesy of Kansas State University Research and Extension.)

Cattle Chat: Reasons to check for pregnancy 

Dave Bergmeier
(Photo courtesy of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.)
Keeping cattle healthy during summer (Courtesy photo.)