Evaluating Dehydration In Baby Calves

Posted by Elizabeth Marvel on Jan 18, 2017 6:33:16 PM

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Topics: Animal Nutrition, Calf Management

Winterize Your Calf Feeding Program

Posted by Elizabeth Marvel on Dec 10, 2016 5:57:31 PM

When it comes to managing calves in cold weather there are a number of things you can do as the temperature drops. Managing the calf's environment through calf jackets, adequate bedding, minimizing drafts and exposure can have a big impact on the effectiveness of cold weather nutrition strategies. Increasing nutrient intake is a key component of successful cold weather management.

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Topics: Animal Nutrition, Calf Management

Veterinary Feed Directive

Posted by Elizabeth Marvel on Aug 23, 2016 6:44:15 PM

As of January 1, 2017, any medically important antibiotic are subject to the feed directive rule and will require either a Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) form for feed-delivered antibiotics or a veterinary prescription for water delivered antibiotics. There are a dozen medically important antibiotics that will be transitioning from "over the counter" to VFD status.

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Topics: Animal Nutrition, Calf Management