A calf looks out of its pen© BillyPix
Investing in calf housing that meets the animals’ needs and dovetails with the farm system can improve productivity and save thousands of pounds in reduced costs and poor performance. Calves are often housed in less-than-adequate conditions with draughts, cold temperature stress and poor air quality. Where this is the case the calf will struggle – the cold and draughts can suppress its immune system, while warm, moist conditions in a shared airspace increase the infection risk. See also: 5 essential […]