Dairy

The Importance of Colostrum for Newborn Animals

 

Hand-raising a baby animal requires a commitment to providing adequate nutrition, housing, and care to give the newborn the best chance to grow into a healthy, productive adult. This information is designed to help provide a better understanding of generally accepted animal management guidelines and how each recommendation benefits the animal. It is not intended to provide treatment recommendations - there is no substitute for sound advice from your veterinarian.

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Dairy Calf & Heifer Association Gold Standard for Calves

Production and performance standards established for Holstein calves, from birth to 6 months of age, across the United States.

Dairy Calf & Heifer Association Gold Standard for Calves-download pdf file

2013 Milk and Dairy Beef Drug Residue Prevention Handbook

A great guide from the National Dairy Farm Program.  Visit http://nationaldairyfarm.com for additional resources that are routinely updated.

2013 Milk and Dairy Beef Drug Residue Prevention Handbook-download pdf file

2013 Dairy Animal Care Manual

http://nationaldairyfarm.com brings out this guide that is a great overview of how to responsibly manage your animals.  The web site has a lot of information and is routinely updated.

2013 Dairy Animal Care Manual-download pdf file