The new Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) will have an impact on how feed-grade and water-soluble antibiotics are administered to food animals nationwide. The calf market will see some particularly noteworthy changes. Al
Feeding forage to calves has been the subject of much debate over the years, in part because even though we know that fermentation of grain is essential for rumen development, sometimes in research and on farms calves f
The heat is on, and baby calves are not immune to its effects. In fact, their small body mass and relatively large body surface area make them among the most susceptible animals on the farm during the warmer months of t
Calf and yearling markets continued to rally during January, adding 5% onto gains of 7% to 10% recorded in <p></p>December. A mid-January storm across the Northern Plains canceled some sales and severely hampered <p></p>auc
Before the spring calving season commences, now is the time to put together and post a protocol for family members and hired employees to follow when they find a cow or heifer starting in the process of calving.
Ongoing education will be critical for livestock producers and veterinarians to adapt to upcoming changes in rules governing antibiotic use in animals. That message dominated a new report Farm Foundation presented durin
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