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Next week will bring cold weather that we have yet to experience this year. While there are many concerns on a farm when cold weather strikes, your calves’ well being is undoubtedly one of them. Here are some quick tips from Jeff Geier, resident calf expert on Landmark’s Animal Nutrition team.
- Offer clean fresh water several times per day.
- Be sure you are delivering the milk bottles to the calves at the proper temperature. Milk can easily cool off between mixing and delivery.
- Use calf blankets with young calves or those ones who need a little extra help.
- Ensure clean FRESH starter is available
- There should be enough bedding for the calf to “nest” and curl up in
- Keep all drafts off calves
- Make sure there is adequate air movement
- NEW CALVES should receive a proper amount of colostrum immediately after birth.
To learn more about managing for cold weather or calf management, call or email Jeff at 608-558-0233 or firstname.lastname@example.org