Novartis Animal Health announces the introduction of Healthy Heifer, a new heifer management program designed specifically to maximize the long term value of dairy replacement heifers through established health and management protocols. The program works to ensure heifers are well-prepared for a highly productive and profitable role on the dairy.

Healthy Heifer is a veterinarian-verified management program that enables dairy heifers to reach their full genetic and reproductive potential by minimizing disease challenges. The program emphasizes prevention, rather than treatment, in order to reduce the risk of disease and other health setbacks that frequently inhibit heifer growth and reproductive performance. Healthy Heifer also focuses on proactively addressing environmental and management factors that have a direct effect on heifer development and performance. Read more.