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Monthly Archives: October 2011

“The ‘ABCDEFGs’ for healthy calves”

A successful calf raising management plan must involve proper attention to all of the interrelated factors affecting disease prevention, death rates, and sick calf treatment. Neil Broadwater, University of Minnesota Extension Educator-Dairy, provides the following “ABCDEFGs” for healthy calves. They … Continue reading

Ten cow quirks you must remember

Here’s what you need to know about cow habits before they start working for you. by Hoard’s Dairyman staff Cows are social herd animals. Even in a large pasture, they typically move as a group. Cows are born animals of prey. They … Continue reading