MSU Extension highlights key factors in managing newborn dairy calves during the first 24 hours of their life at upcoming meetings. The educational dairy program will be offered at 6 locations across the state during Ja
Markets for all classes of cattle remain 20% or more below a year ago, but Drovers indicators are a snapshot of the collective markets and their direction.
Feedyards have turned profitable and packers have enjoyed sever
The fundamentals for keeping young dairy calves healthy haven't changed much for decades, according to North Carolina State University professor Geof Smith. But, he said, many dairies still struggle with calf heal
A temporary drop in dry-matter intake and slowed growth often are assumed to be unavoidable consequences of weaning and/or moving calves or heifers. But Jim Lewis, Vita Plus dairy field service specialist, says these se
The 2017 Dairy Calf and Heifer Association conference promises to be packed with calf and heifer management resources, educational speakers and networking opportunities. Mark your calendars for April 11-13, 2017 in Madi
Does increasing the volume of the liquid diet change other feeding behaviors in young calves? Canadian researchers recently examined whether feeding higher volumes of milk or milk replacer would suppress intake of start