Fighting illness – Frequently Asked Questions

Fighting illness – Frequently Asked Questions

Fighting illness – Frequently Asked Questions   Do calf jackets help prevent disease? Yes, calf jackets help to keep the calves warm, thus saving their energy. The saved energy allows the calf to use more energy to grow and fight infection, if needed. They are...
Attention to detail and good nutrition key to calf rearing success

Attention to detail and good nutrition key to calf rearing success

Attention to detail and good nutrition key to calf rearing success 21 JUNE, 2022 Calves at a Warwickshire dairy farm are achieving their potential thanks to good nutrition and exceptional rearingprotocols. Peter Royle and his sons, Mark and James, operate an all-year...
Shine Once-a-day calves doubling birth weights at eight weeks

Shine Once-a-day calves doubling birth weights at eight weeks

Shine Once-a-day calves double weights at eight weeks 23 DECEMBER, 2020 A County Laois dairy farmer is doubling birth weights of calves at eight weeks since introducing a once-a-day milk replacer feeding system. Peter Corcoran runs a spring-calving herd of...