Below are the remeides that assist best over calving.
Arnica / Acon / Bellis P is a homeopathic blend of 3 remedies for shock, trauma and bruising. Arnica is great to asssist with shock and trauma, Aconite for the emotional side of shock and Bellis perrenis for the bruising to the reproductive organs. This blend is great for helping with reducing swelling and bruising not only to the reproductive organs but also to the udder. Can be used out in the paddockeven on down cows and also in the colostrum mob in the shed.
Cal / Mag is a homeopathic blend and helps a cow assimilate the calcium and magnesium they get in their food, to assist in reducing the risk of milk fever. Many farmers find this an invaluable remedy and use it all year round.
Caulophyllum, you have been using this in the trough as a uterine tonic 6 weeks prior to calving, continue with this over calving. It is also great to assist in a stalled labour, to get it going again and with a retained placenta after calving (better in a higher potency).
Hypericum, is considered as Arnica of the nerves. Great for nerve damage, pinched nerves in hips, crush injuries or any injury to nerve rich areas. Good for both the cow and her calf.
Ignatia is a great remedy for emotional trauma. Use when separating cows form calves, it helps to calm them down. Use in the shed and also the calf pens. It is also great for any event that is upsetting - dehorning, pregnancy testing, transporting and AI.
Pulsatilla is great for heifers that won't let their milk down in the cow shed, can be used in conjunction with Ignatia.
Pyrogenium is a remedy to assist with uterus infections, smelly discharge and retained placenta. It helps to flush out and cleanse the uterus. We also use it at the start of mating.
Posted: Wed 10 May 2017