Calf Health Management

Published on: 09/12/2013
Author/s : Sandra Godden, DVM, DVSc, University of Minnesota

1. Review of Common Calfhood Diseases A recent National Animal Health Monitoring dairy report showed that average calf mortality due to disease, was 10.8 % for preweaned calves and 2.4 % for weaned calves. However, rates of illness and mortality vary considerably among individual farms, depending on the calf management program. Calfhood diseases have a significant financial impact on dairies. Th...

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September 12, 2013
Thanks sandra for extended work of calf management it covers all aspects of calf health and management
Xavier Leenders Xavier Leenders
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September 16, 2013

This is indeed a (nearly) completed coverage of calf health management. I would like to add also the importance of the impact of water management within this area. Otherwise, this seems to be a perfect study, covering all aspects. Thanks.

January 7, 2021

The above mentioned topics were complete and comprehensive. Thank you very much
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