Displaying items by tag: calving
First calvers are more prone to mastitis than older cows. According to DairyNZ, farmers must choose a strategy that best suits their herd, farm team, and budget.
Nutrition consultant to AgriVantage, Natalie Chrystal on the role of whey-based milk replacers during calving.
The calving season on the West Coast is progressing well with the help of good weather, says retired Federated Farmers president Katie Milne.
Farmers and calf rearers are being urged to make biosecurity a top priority during calving this spring.
Successful calf rearing starts at the beginning and getting it right will always be important in setting them up for the future, says calf feeder maker Stallion Ltd.