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Calves & Heifers

The future of your herd depends on quality colostrum, milk or replacer feeding and disease control along with proper bedding, sanitation and ventilation.

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Calf scours is one of the most important and costly calf health issues affecting dairy operations in North America. According to the USDA, scours, diarrhea and other digestive problems are responsible for more than half of all pre-weaned heifer calf deaths.

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The beauty of automatic calf feeders is: They allow you to increase intakes without increasing meal size or labor. However, you can’t simply install the technology and walk away.

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Snow will soon blanket many areas of the country, and temperatures will dip below freezing if they haven’t already. Use these practical tips to make sure your calves are ready for the cold.

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Could you use milk in your bulk tank? New research shows that feeding calves and heifers a full potential nutrition program through the first six months of life could lead to animals that produce as much as 6,588 more pounds of milk in their first three lactations.

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Cold temperatures are here and winter is quickly approaching. As the temperatures drop, calf barns are closed up and the ventilation rates are turned down. As an industry we do this reflexively, but is it what's best for the calves?

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We might not want to admit it, but winter will be here before we know it. And for most of the country, this means plunging temperatures, bringing cold stress and increased maintenance needs for young calves.

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