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Beef



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.

The Importance of Colostrum for Newborn Animals

Ruminant Nutrition Basics

 

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 baby animal management guidelines and how each recommendation benefits the animal. It is not intended to provide treatment recommendations - there is no substitute for sound information from your veterinarian.

Ruminant Nutrition Basics


Dairy

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

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

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





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.

The Importance of Colostrum for Newborn Animals




Farm Plan


Goats


Ration Balancer and Nutrition Requirement Calculator

Click HERE to go to Langston University's Calculator.  It provides a very interesting summary of Total Diet Needs for your goats.


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.

The Importance of Colostrum for Newborn Animals

Ruminant Nutrition Basics

 

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 baby animal management guidelines and how each recommendation benefits the animal. It is not intended to provide treatment recommendations - there is no substitute for sound information from your veterinarian.

Ruminant Nutrition Basics


Poultry

Help with Pecking

Great discussion of what the causes are believed to be and what can be done to help!

Help with Pecking



Care and Feeding of Gamebirds

No matter which species you produce, your birds’ nutrition is important to you. Overall health is determined in large part by meeting any animal’s nutritional needs.

To be successful in the gamebird business, you have to remain updated on changes in nutrition and management.  To help in these areas, your feed company has joined with others in establishing Cooperative Research Farms (CRF) so that you may benefit from its worldwide feed research.

 

Care and Feeding of Gamebirds

Care and Feeding of Broilers

Whether you have a small operation or are a large commercial producer, your birds’ nutrition is important to you. Overall health is determined in large part by meeting any animal’s nutritional needs.

To be successful in the broiler business, you have to remain updated on changes in nutrition and management. To help in these areas, your feed supplier has joined with other feed manufacturers in establishing Cooperative Research Farms (CRF) so that you may benefit from its worldwide feed research.


Care and Feeding of Broilers

Care and Feeding of Layers

Whether you are a large commercial producer or have a small operation, your birds’ nutrition is important to you. Overall health is determined in large part by meeting any animal’s nutritional needs.

To be successful in the layer business, you have to remain updated on changes in nutrition and management. To help in these areas, your feed supplier has joined with other manufacturers in establishing Cooperative Research Farms (CRF) so that you may benefit from its worldwide feed research.


Care and Feeding of Layers







Sheep

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.

The Importance of Colostrum for Newborn Animals

Ruminant Nutrition Basics

 

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 baby animal management guidelines and how each recommendation benefits the animal. It is not intended to provide treatment recommendations - there is no substitute for sound information from your veterinarian.

Ruminant Nutrition Basics


Swine





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.

The Importance of Colostrum for Newborn Animals