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If the cows are still making good milk and are willing to take the baby calves you may not have to much trouble.

If you have a small pasture where you can keep an eye on them for a while you are better off. The closer they are to the calves at all times the better.

Then you will know if they are nursing the calves and they will no walk off and leave them to die.

The calves will lay down and sleep a lot at that young age and mother cow will graze to far away to find them because they are not theirs.

After the cows have become used to the new calves ( say a couple of weeks ) then you can turn them out to a larger pasture.

With natural cows milk there should not be scours as long as they can get back to mother cow.

Just make sure that the new mother will take care of thwe new calf first.
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