Calf Rearing: A Practical Guide (Landlinks Press)

  • Publish Date: 2002-10-30
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: John Moran
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Calf Rearing is recognized as one of the most informative and accessible guides on the subject, covering growth, nutrition, health and behavior, with descriptions of various calf raising systems and facilities.

John Moran, an expert in the field, also gives considerable coverage to calf welfare, post weaning management and calf communication. Practical economic information on feedstuffs, labour requirements and losses is provided to assist producers in selecting the most appropriate calf rearing system for their farms.

Features New to the Second Edition:
Improvements to existing calf rearing systems
Important changes in recommendations for colostrum feeding
Disease prevention
What to do with sick calves
Dairy beef production
Economics of calf rearing
Best management practice for raising dairy replacement heifers