Hoard's Dairyman Webinar Archive - June 10, 2013

Hoard's Dairyman Webinar Archives


June 10, 2013:

"Group handling and feeding of calves"
presented by Mark Thomas, D.V.M., Countryside Vet Clinic
Brought to you by Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (www.calfandheifer.org)

In the June 10 webinar, Veterinarian Mark Thomas discussed different housing and feeding systems for dairy calves, ranging from very basic to completely automated. He shared the benefits and potential challenges in the design and implementation of these systems. The webinar was sponsored by the Dairy Calf and Heifer Association. Plan to attend their national conference on April 1 to 3, 2014 in Green Bay, Wis. Details at www.calfandheifer.org.

Read a summary of the webinar in HD Notebook, Feeding calves milk ad lib boosts immune system and average daily gains.