Reducing Calf Morbidity on Dairy and Beef Farms

Reducing Calf Morbidity on Dairy and Beef Farms Project Description: Reducing Calf Morbidity on Dairy and Beef Farms.  A graduate has been co-funded in this company by the European Regional Development Fund and Enterprise Ireland under the Border, Midland and Western...

Once-a-day feeding system compares well with computerised feeder

Once-a-day feeding system compares well with computerised feeder Abstract Last year Northern Irish farmers Chris Catherwood and Jason Rankin won the All Ireland calf rearer of the year award and received a computerised machine as a prize. For the last two years the...

Hay or Straw?

Hay or Straw? Effect of feeding meadow hay or winter barley straw on the performance of artificially reared dairy-bred beef calves to 12 weeks Abstract Studies at Pennsylvania State University have demonstrated that feeding concentrates to young milk fed calves...