Controlling disease such as scour and pneumonia in young calves is not easy, but reducing metabolic stress can have a significant impact. Esme Moffett, vet at Synergy Farm Health in Dorset, explains.  Metabolic stress impacts on calves’ basic metabolic demands such as staying warm and fighting infection. The most common form of stress for artificially reared calves is nutritional stress. This is clear when we compare bucket-reared calves who get fed about 4-8 litres a day, to suckler calves who […]

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