Calf management factsheet

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There are many factors which make up successful calf rearing practices. These factsheets look at best practice relating to multiple areas including colostrum management and hygiene, tube feeding a calf, monitoring growth, managing calves in cold and hot weather, weaning and achieving growth.

Available as a series printed on paper suitable for the working environment, calf house via post or can be downloaded as either the complete set on this page, or individually from the library.

https://dairy.ahdb.org.uk/technical-information/youngstock/

AHDB Dairy heifer rearing webinars:

The early hours – looking after the newborn calf 

Cryptosporidium in calves 

Best practice vaccination of beef and dairy cattle 

The economics of heifer rearing 

Is all year round calving the best option? 

BVD Free England scheme preview 

Breeding for TB resistance 

Heifer fertility 

The calf environment – getting it right