Transplants could create unique, year-round beef marketing opportunity for dairy herds
Managing both larvae and adult flies is a continuous process.
The common industry practice of feeding first-day colostrum and then switching calves directly to whole milk or milk replacer may be under review.
Dehorning or disbudding calves is a decades-old practice that has changed over the years, and more changes are coming.
What happens to calves in the last three months before they are born can influence their own lifetime outcomes, and even those of their offspring.
Since there are no good options for pain control, polled genetics is likely the best long-term solution.
There is still room for improvement to reduce incidence of scours and respiratory disease.