Heat stress in dams also affects calves

New research is showing that, even before they are born, calves can suffer the effects of heat stress in their dams. FULL STORY »

New vaccine could help prevent metritis

Could metritis infections someday be preventable with vaccines? FULL STORY »

Calfhood immunity influenced before, during, and after birth

Why do calves get sick and die? Dr. Jim Quigley provides some answers. FULL STORY »

Alternatives to iodine-based navel dips studied

Researchers from Iowa State University have examined alternative options to iodine-based navel dips for newborn calves. FULL STORY »

Calves with Sam: Clean Colostrum

Blogger Sam Leadley shares colostrum-collection success stories in a recent entry on “Calves with Sam.” FULL STORY »

Hot weather and calves

As summer’s heat persists, New York calf and heifer raising specialist Sam Leadley offers advice to help calves cope. FULL STORY »

Get electrolyte dosing right

Determining the correct amount of electrolyte solution to feed can be tricky. An industry expert offers advice. FULL STORY »

Protect the lungs

In a calf’s first 12 months of life, lung health is the critical predictor of an animal’s long-term health and performance, according to Merck Animal Health dairy technical services veterinarian Sam Barringer, DVM. FULL STORY »

6 Gizmos to remove calf-raising Guesswork

Focusing on our goals is the best way to achieve them. For most calf raisers, the goals are to keep calves alive, healthy, and growing. FULL STORY »

Calf management: A lesson in stress reduction

“Stress” is a general term with many very specific implications for young calves. Purina Animal Nutrition shares management advice on how to effectively reduce stress. FULL STORY »

Ammonia and calf health

In a recent posting on his blog, “Calves with Sam,” New York calf and heifer specialist Sam Leadley discusses industry guidelines and practical monitoring of ammonia levels in preweaned calf environments. FULL STORY »

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