Managing calves in cold weather

Published 17 December 15

Managing calves in cold weather

In cold weather calves require more energy to keep warm. Calves must be fed enough milk and concentrate to provide them with extra energy to maintain their body temperature, grow and remain healthy.This factsheet helps us understand the importance of Lower Critical Temperature and how we can ensure calves receive the energy they need to maintain growth.

The full series of calf management factsheets printed on paper suitable for the work environment can be ordered from the resource library.