Dairy cattle health

Good herd health is the key to a profitable and sustainable dairy business.

We look at some key issues for dairy farmers in maintaining good cattle health, topics include winter housing, importing stock, creating a health plan and how to keep on top of youngstock health.

Winter housing

Winter health is a critical time to take steps to ensure a smooth transition from outdoors to indoors. We cover five important areas for successful winter housing: pneumonia, scours, worms, nutrition and housing with advice, case studies and e-learning.

Winter health advice for dairy and beef farmers

Importing stock

Importing stock can also mean importing disease. This article gives advice on how to avoid risks when buying from abroad.

Tips to avoid disease when importing stock

Farm health planning

How to create an effective health plan to tackle disease and improve livestock performance.

A farm health plan for targeted medicine use

Youngstock health

Case study and advice on dealing with pneumonia and scours in youngstock

Calf-health requires a multi-pronged approach

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