What’s the best way to prevent clostridium problems in your calves?

“Consistency, consistency, consistency,” says Sheila McGuirk, veterinarian at the University of Wisconsin’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Inconsistency in your calves’ diet — even a small change in the feeding routine — is a recipe for potential problems.

“If you mix (milk replacer) with a wire whisk all week, your weekend feeder should, too,” she says.