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
Calves- they're not easy to raise and we don't get any payback for at least two years. They get sick easily and take abundant resources, especially time and money, to rear into productive contributors to the
Global dairy prices leapt in a fortnightly auction on Wednesday, marking their fourth straight jump, helping to boost New Zealand's terms of trade, prop up economic growth and bolster payouts to farmers.
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
Bloat in dairy calves can become very serious, very quickly. Aggressive feeding plans can lead to delayed abomasal emptying, increasing the risk for bloat. However, a focus on feeding volume and proper concentrations ca
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
The first hours of a calf's life set the course of that calf's health for the remainder of its life. It's always critical to handle and feed colostrum properly, but because calves are under extra stres