LATEST NEWS FROM Dairy Calves

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09:54AM Jul 14, 2020

Beef Embryo Transplants Offer Potential Over Dairy/Beef Crossbreds

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

Transplants could create unique, year-round beef marketing opportunity for dairy herds

09:19AM Jun 09, 2020

Fly Control Begins Now

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

Managing both larvae and adult flies is a continuous process.

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08:58AM Jun 08, 2020

New Study Supports Value of Feeding Transition Milk

Maureen Hanson
AgWeb Contributor

The common industry practice of feeding first-day colostrum and then switching calves directly to whole milk or milk replacer may be under review.

12:00PM Jun 05, 2020

A Look at the Future of Disbudding

Maureen Hanson
AgWeb Contributor

Dehorning or disbudding calves is a decades-old practice that has changed over the years, and more changes are coming.

10:48AM Jun 04, 2020

Lifetime Calf Health and Productivity Starts Before Birth

Maureen Hanson
AgWeb Contributor

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.

09:17AM Jun 04, 2020

Anyway You Cut It, Disbudding Hurts

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

Since there are no good options for pain control, polled genetics is likely the best long-term solution.

10:56AM Jun 03, 2020

To Prevent Disease, Push the Envelope On Colostrum Feeding

Jim Dickrell
Dairy Editor

There is still room for improvement to reduce incidence of scours and respiratory disease.