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Calf and Heifer Rearing (University of Nottingham Easter School in Agricultural Science)

by P. C. Garnsworthy

  • 43 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Nottingham University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & Farming,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • General,
  • ANIMAL NUTRITION,
  • Technology / Agriculture / Animal Husbandry,
  • Agriculture - Animal Husbandry,
  • Calves,
  • Congresses,
  • Growth,
  • Nutrition,
  • Physiology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages500
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8773193M
    ISBN 101904761224
    ISBN 109781904761228

    Heifer Rearing. Heifer rearing is an important enterprise on dairy farms as it accounts for approximately 20% of milk production costs and management during the rearing period can have major impacts on the lifetime performance of the dairy cow and on the carbon footprint of dairy farming.   Calf Rearing is recognised as one of the most informative and accessible guides on the subject, covering growth, nutrition, health and behaviour, with descriptions of various calf raising systems and facilities. John Moran, an expert in the field, also gives considerable coverage to calf welfare, post weaning management and calf communication.5/5(2).

    indication of how successful the overall calf rearing system will be and if the above goals will be reached. to get the most out of this graph it is essential that calves are weighed regularly to monitor growth rates. Goals for Calf Rearing Gener A A lf r e A rin G 4. Figure 1: Heifer growth rates and reproductive performance (source: Babcock. HEIFER REARING CHECKLIST • Good intakes of quality colostrum in the fi rst 24 hours of life are critical to get calves off to a good start. • Avoid losses due to calf diarrhoea and pneumonia. • Calves need to have doubled their birth weight by weaning. • Calves should be eating kg/ head/day of concentrates over 3 consecutive days File Size: 5MB.

    Calf Rearing is recognised as one of the most informative and accessible guides on the subject, covering growth, nutrition, health and behaviour, with descriptions of various calf raising systems and facilities. John Moran, an expert in the field, also gives considerable coverage to calf welfare, post weaning management and calf by: Dairy Heifer Rearing Practical Guide There are five sets of Practical Guides covering: Calf Rearing - Key Pointers: 1. Hygiene - from calving through to weaning, good hygiene re- From 12 months old until calving a heifer’s overall diet typically needs to be around 10 ME (MJ/kg DM) and 12 .


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This book is aimed at technical advisers. Heifer rearing key points. Calve early to minimise rearing cost and increase yield per year of life. Grow heifers as fast as possible without getting them fat. Consider improving calf feeding while on milk. Monitor withers height and body condition. Panel: The economics of two year calving.

From calf to heifer covers the basics of successful rearing, shows you how to control risks and helps you to structure your work so that each calf automatically receives the best treatment.

Calf to heifer is full of sensible tips on how to improve the rearing of calves and yearlings. The cost of rearing a heifer to calve at 24 months is approximately €1, with heifer rearing representing up to 20% of a dairy farm’s expenses.

The main objectives of good heifer rearing is to ensure optimal lifetime productivity: Heifers to calve at months weighing % of mature body weight i.e.

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Aimed to provide information for all calf rearers. Introduction To Calf Rearing Introduction The aim of calf rearing is to produce strong, healthy, well grown calves that will continue to develop steadily after weaning.

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