Calf Academy of Calf Health

Calf Academy from Zoetis is your source for information on calf health. With documentation relating to a wide range of important health topics, Calf...

Preventing udder edemas in dairy cow

Source: Manitoba Agriculture Food, and Rural Initiatives Like other metabolic diseases which appear at calving time, the causes of udder edema can usually be traced to...

Mastitis

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 3.6 Mastitis is an inflammation of...

6 tips for managing your dairy this winter

Source: Alltech BEDDING Winter temperatures bring additional challenges and considerations to the table for dairy producers. As temperatures drop, calves’ energy requirements increase. Calves under 21...

Impact of a Short Dry Period

Source: Novalait factsheet, Doris Pellerin, Christiane L. Girard, Daniel Lefebvre, Pierre Lacasse, Robert Berthiaume This project was developed in order to verify whether the current recommendation...

5 C’s Of Calf Care

Source: Grober Nutrition Every producer has individual opportunities and challenges due to their housing environment and management strategy. The key to maximizing growth, health, and...

Improving the health of early-lactation dairy cows

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada On average, each of Canada's dairy cows produces 8,500 litres of milk per year. Farmers must monitor them closely in their...

Quick guide to injury scoring

Source: proAction Hock Injury Scoring Condition of the hocks can be an important indicator of the abrasiveness of the resting surface, stall design, and cow comfort....

Dairy: The advantages of a consistent milking routine

Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet Written by: Vanessa Taylor – Milk Quality Assurance Program Lead/OMAFRA Consistent milking practices can improve herd performance,...

Colostrum for the dairy calf

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Brian Lang, Veal Specialist/OMAFRA The success of colostrum feeding to calves is built on four...
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