Friday, 26 July 2019 10:55

Are you reading labels?

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.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:39

MTF makes calf feeding a breeze

Bigger and better, says Stallion chief executive Grant Allen describing the company’s largest MTF mobile calf feeder, the Mixer Tanker Feeder.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:30

Transition period critical for stock

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.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:27

Be NAIT ready

If you are selling calves this winter, first register them in the NAIT online system, says Southland dairy farmer Nigel Johnston. 

Published in Management
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:25

Waste milk as a feed?

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.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:16

Keep diseases away from sheds

If you're buying or selling calves or milk, take these simple steps to reduce the risk of spreading Mycoplasma bovis and other diseases.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:13

Watch, crack down on scours

Scours is a nasty disease to watch for in calves.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:12

New-born need fresh colostrum

All calves, including bobbies, must get adequate fresh colostrum in their first 24 hours of life.

Published in General News
Monday, 15 May 2017 08:55

Calf rearing skills in high demand

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.

Published in Management
Saturday, 22 August 2015 13:01

Calf rearing helps medic de-stress

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.

Published in Farm Health
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