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...
British Dairying – December 21 Issue

British Dairying – December 21 Issue

British Calf Rearing – December 2021 01 DECEMBER, 2021 Benefits of developing calf’s digestive system in tandem with milk feeding. A compound known to play a major role in establishing a calf’s immune system and encouraging gut microbiota is now included in...
British Dairying – May 21 Issue

British Dairying – May 21 Issue

British Calf Rearing – May 2021 15 MAY, 2021 Options for male calf rearing in 2021 Achieving profitable returns from bull calf rearing is at the forefront of most dairy farmers minds after the release of the new Red Tractor dairy scheme standard for autumn 2021....
Use automatic feeders correctly or risk calf health farmers warned

Use automatic feeders correctly or risk calf health farmers warned

Use automatic feeders correctly or risk calf health farmers warned 26 JUNE, 2019 Farmers who rear calves on automatic feeders are being advised to use them correctly or risk creating a cycle of infection that compromises health and performance. The Bennett family, who...