Wednesday, June 11, 2014

June issue of Calving Ease Newsletter
"Feeding More Without Scours"

We just posted the latest issue of the monthly issues of the newsletter for calf care persons on the website.

To go directly to the June issue click HERE.

The key takehome points (more detail in the newsletter):
·         Before increasing milk feeding rates know your current scours treatment rate.
·         If it is 20 percent or more during the first 4 weeks of life take remedial measures to decrease your treatment rate before increasing feeding rates.
·         There are 10 common differences between dairies that either do or do not have scours problems when feeding rates are increased.
·         Plan for success – put your dairy in the “Low Scours Rate” column before increasing your milk feeding rate.

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