calf care

Man and son in pasture with cattle

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Safeguard Your Herd From the Inside Out

Calves have an increased susceptibility to illness. Heifers and cows must maintain proper gut health to achieve feed efficiency and a productive lactation. Cue direct-fed microbials (DFMs). It’s long been proven that particular strains of bacteria support a healthy gut in cattle. Studies of Lactobacillus acidophilus (aka lactic acid bacteria) started in the 1920s, but …

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Make the Most out of the Most Important Meal Your Calf will Consume

Here are a few tips from SCCL, a leader in developing and producing innovative colostrum products, for knowing when and how to feed calves colostrum.  How do good colostrum feeding practices impact calf productivity? The single, most important meal your calves will consume in their lifetime is the first feeding of colostrum. However, the impact …

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