Friday, April 18, 2014

Calf Kitchen

  • A dedicated space, calf kitchen, can improve efficiency of milk/milk replacer handling.
  • A dedicated cleaning area, a single or double sink, can improve cleaning protocol compliance resulting in lower levels of bacteria in milk/milk replacer.
  • A calf kitchen can improve our consistency of calf feeding; especially level of bacterial contamination, dry matter content, temperature and timing.
For a more complete discussion of these points click Here. This link takes you to the December 2013 issue of Calving Ease newsletter. At www.atticacows.com you can find the section containing all the monthly calf rearing newsletters for the past ten years. Enjoy.

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