Calf Care 101

An Article done with an interview by Minnie Ward and the Dairy Star

“You can’t manage, what you do not measure!”

“You can’t manage what you don’t measure!” Peter Drucker (1909 – 2005) This wise quote by the management guru Peter Drucker applies to all areas of economic activity, and also to agriculture. But many decisions are still based on human instinct. This is also true for calf rearing: the goal of a daily increase from […]

Calves, milk and bacteria: How clean is your kitchen?

Kelli Boylen for Progressive Dairyman Colostrum, milk and milk replacers are all excellent sources of nutrients for calves, but also for bacteria. Jenn Bentley of Iowa State University Extension says when that abundance of nutrients is combined with moisture, you have the key elements for bacterial proliferation, which can be detrimental to your calves’ health. […]

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