calf care

“I’m just a baby!”

If you are on social media, you have likely encountered the viral trend of baby animal videos with audio that says “I’m just a baby” in a cute voice. While the audio has turned many videos of baby animals into internet sensations, it does hold real-world truth. When you selectively breed your animals to achieve …

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Calving equals colostrum

Calving equals colostrum: Not only in cold weather, but hot weather too. As fall calving approaches, flies and heat stress are likely some of your top concerns. Rightfully so, but did you know colostrum has a direct effect on helping your calves combat that heat stress? In fact, feeding quality colostrum during times of heat …

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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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