Penned calves with several fibreglass hutches© FLPA - John Eveson/REX/Shutterstock
Before deciding on the best calf housing there are five key areas that must be considered to ensure the calf is kept in the best environment. Below Jamie Robertson at Livestock Management Systems talks Farmers Weekly through these key considerations and why they are essential to good calf health and growth. See also: Buyers guide: Six options for calf housing compared Key considerations Temperature Fresh air Air speed/draughts Moisture Hygiene Temperature In the first four weeks of life, calves can be […]