Top 10 reasons for disappointing herd colostrum results

Is colostrum not doing its job in your herd? Calf-rearing specialist Sheila McGuirk from the University of Wisconsin may have the reason why. FULL STORY »

Post-weaning nutrition, crucial for a healthy rumen

The experts at Purina Animal Nutrition provide advice on continuing to promote excellent rumen development after calves are weaned. FULL STORY »

Give precision-fed heifers adequate bunk space

Precision feeding of older heifers requires a more strategic approach to delivering consistent nutrients to every animal. FULL STORY »

Pros and cons of automated calf feeding

The experts at Grober Nutrition provide insights on the merits and challenges of automated calf feeding. FULL STORY »

Should you fortify pasteurized waste milk?

Feeding pasteurized whole milk has many benefits, but should this feedstuff be fortified with additional vitamins and minerals? Ann Hoskins with Vita Plus Corp. addresses this question. FULL STORY »

It’s all about the details

Purina Animal Nutrition offers advice on the finer points of calf feeding. FULL STORY »

New spreadsheet tracks heifer growth

Tracking the true progress of heifer growth in an individual herd is now possible with a new spreadsheet developed at Penn State University. FULL STORY »

Enhancing calf immunity through nutrition

Texas Tech University researcher Michael Ballou investigates whether feeding young calves more, and/or providing them with nutritional supplements, can help them resist gastro-intestinal disease in early life and beyond. FULL STORY »

Now for a return on your investment… or not

Ohio veterinarian Mel Wenger emphasizes the importance of fine-tuning the care of older heifers to ensure their successful entry into the milking herd. FULL STORY »

Maximize your colostrum feeding program

The newborn calf's immune system is underdeveloped, so it depends on colostrum to supply critical "passive immunity" to ward off illness and infection, plus other colostral factors necessary to enhance calf health, growth and performance. FULL STORY »

Feeding calves: It takes more than just milk

When thinking of calves and what it takes to grow them properly the main component of their diet is milk or milk replacer. However, it’s important to think about the other components of their diets as well. FULL STORY »

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