Cold Weather Is On the Way!
Cold weather and supportive care to the newborn calf. Wow, how did we get to October already? Seems like life is picking up speed every year as I get older so here we are again talking cold weather and supportive care to the newborn calf. If we talk about the thermoneutral zone which refers to […]
Effective Vaccinating for Winter Months
So how many of us take added precautions with our vaccines in both summer and winter? I know we try at our place; I have a cooler with ice packs in the summer for keeping the vaccines cool but how about in the winter months? Freezing becomes the next biggest challenge of keeping your vaccines […]
Winterizing Your Calf Area
Facilities and newborn careLets start in the maternity area as that is where the calf’s life begins. Lets provide that calf with clean, deep-bedded straw for the calf to nestle in after birth to prevent loss of heat. The quicker we can get the newborn wet calves dried, the better. With temperatures becoming colder every […]