Calf Management Tips: Nesting Score

Posted by Elizabeth Marvel on Oct 9, 2017 2:09:54 PM

The appropriate bedding for a calf varies from a thin layer of straw, sand or wood chips in the summer to a deep layer of an insulating straw where a calf can nestle into the bedding to stay warm as the temperature drops. 

This episode of Calf Management Tips focuses on bedding for calves. Weather conditions are a major factor when it comes to assuring that calves have appropriate bedding. This movie provides descriptions and examples of nesting scores for calves.