Adequate feeding space for every heifer is a moving target for most dairies and heifer raisers. When overcrowding occurs and not all heifers can eat at the same time, how does this affect animal performance?
Protecting the lungs of young calves is critical to their long-term performance as adult animals. SDSU veterinarian Russ Daly discusses methods to prevent and manage pneumonia in calves as the mercury drops.
“New” housing facilities need not necessarily start from the ground up. University of Minnesota agricultural engineer Kevin Janni discusses ways to remodel existing farm structures to address your housing needs.
Feedstuffs, they keep a-changing. New to the menu of co-products that have the potential as an excellent dairy heifer feed source is soybean syrup resulting as a co-product of aquaculture feed manufacturers.