Most of the discussion of calf feeding and management in cold weather revolves around these questions; Should I start feeding more milk? Should I increase total solids? Should I add a fat supplement during the winter? A goal of these feeding strategies is to provide more calories to the calf. Beyond cold stress, calves face […]
The Basics of Calf Management become critical for calf health and vitality during times of extreme cold stress. Pay attention to your calves environment making sure they are dry and have proper ventilation. Feeding rates of milk or milk replacer may need to be increased to maintain energy levels for increased maintenance needs. Spending extra […]
With the frigid weather coming later this week please make sure to check your feed inventories and call ahead if you need to make an order! We will make our best effort as we battle these bitter cold temperatures. Thank you everyone for your cooperation during this extreme weather event.