Calf Care and Management
Every heifer calf born on a dairy farm represents an opportunity to maintain or increase herd size, to improve the herd genetically, or to improve economic returns to the farm. The objectives of raising the newborn calf to weaning age are optimizing growth and minimizing health problems.
Anyone who works with dairy cows, including farm owners, managers, employees/staff/farm hands.
- How to feed calves
- How to care for calves
- How to reduce calf mortality rate and health issues
- How to increase profits on your dairy farm by raising healthier calves
- How to increase herd size, herd health, and herd genetics
Frequently Asked Questions
Marion Center, PA
Jud Heinrichs, Coleen M. Jones, Ken Bailey