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When dealing with calf feed products it is important to read the labels, go online or ask your supplier for instructions and information, says Natalie Hughes, nutrition and quality manager at SealesWinslow.
Bigger and better, says Stallion chief executive Grant Allen describing the company’s largest MTF mobile calf feeder, the Mixer Tanker Feeder.
GrainCorp Feeds is offering dairy farmers advice on transition feeding for their calving season as a means of improving cow health and lifting milk production, reports general manager Daniel Calcinai.
If you are selling calves this winter, first register them in the NAIT online system, says Southland dairy farmer Nigel Johnston.
Waste milk has traditionally been fed to calves as it can’t be sent for supply. But is this a good idea? DairyNZ senior scientist Jane Lacy-Hulbert investigates.
If you're buying or selling calves or milk, take these simple steps to reduce the risk of spreading Mycoplasma bovis and other diseases.
When Lisa Hicks and partner Graham Sorensen opted for a career change in their early 40s they followed their passion for farming, reports feed maker SealesWinslow.
For Len Pickett, working as a St John’s paramedic is the perfect complement to his “other career”, working as a commercial calf rearer, suggests the company that supplies him calf feed – Fiber Fresh.