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Take a peek inside exemplary operations around North America in our videos and slideshows. Also, discover best practices for your farm from industry experts with our multimedia features.

Breezy Holsteins’ new freestall barn allowed Roger and Karen Haag to bring two herds together under one roof and use the vacated tiestall barn for newborns and weaned calves. They also constructed a small barn with automatic feeders for pre-weaned calves.

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In July 2015, Poly-C Farms put the first group of calves in their new calf barn. Since then, their calves have been less stressed, healthier and have grown better than they did in the hutches.

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Learn how to reduce lameness in your herd from hoof trimming expert Vic Daniel, owner of Vic’s Custom Clips in Arva, Ontario, and president of the Hoof Trimmers Association.

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Hear from bovine specialist Reg Clinton, DVM, during the 2016 London Dairy Congress in London, Ontario. He presented a workshop on artificial insemination, offering participants hands-on instruction on the anatomy and physiology of bovine reproduction. Clinton is with the Kirkton Veterinary Professional Corporation in Kirkton, Ontario.

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By focusing on excellent calf care for both heifers and bull calves, Sterkholm Farms is capitalizing on the farm’s potential both in future milk production and diversification in veal.

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