February 12, 2018

Winter Calf Health: New Research

A recent article in Dairy Herd Management highlights cold-weather strategies for dairy calf managers. “Winter weather poses a natural challenge to raising young animals. Respiratory illness in calves can negatively impact weight gain, age at their first calving, first lactation milk production, farm revenue and costs,” said project leader Kimberley Morrill, Ph.D., a regional Cornell Cooperative Extension dairy specialist, Canton, NY.

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