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CALVES & HEIFERS

The future of your herd depends on quality colostrum, sound milk replacer or pasteurized waste milk along with proper bedding and ventilation.

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Your replacement heifers are your next generation of milking cows. Take care of them.

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A strong heifer nutrition program is a multi-phase process geared toward optimizing animal growth and development.

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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 U.S. Department of Agriculture, scours, diarrhea and other digestive problems are responsible for more than half of all pre-weaned heifer calf deaths.

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Snow has blanketed many areas of the country, and temperatures are below freezing. Use these practical tips to make sure your calves are well cared for in the cold.

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A fast time is crucial to winning a race. Newborn calf care is a lot like a race: The faster you get quality colostrum in calves, the sooner they’ll start to build immunity through antibodies known as immunoglobulins.

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

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