General Concepts in Transition Cow Management
Keywords:management, transition program, health, productivity, reproduction, profitability, implementation
Proper management of transition cows is critical for many reasons. The success or failure of the transition program impacts health, productivity, reproduction and profitability in the subsequent lactation. Proper management of transition cows requires a clear plan for both routine and less common situations, a means to implement the plan, and a method of monitoring the implementation of the plan and the results of the program.