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Wednesday, July 19, 2023
IoT technologies enable early diagnosis of bovine respiratory disease in dairy calves
A study conducted by researchers from Penn State, University of Kentucky, and University of Vermont has demonstrated that the use of precision technologies based on the "internet of things" (IoT) can lead to the early detection of calf-kill ...
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Iraq now open to Canada's frozen beef products from calves under 30 months old
Canadian frozen beef products from calves under 30 months old can now be sold to Iraq.
Monday, March 6, 2023
Strong start for Ireland's export of calves in first seven weeks of 2023
The first seven weeks of 2023 has seen a strong start to Ireland's calf export numbers, with just over 13,000 calves exported as of February 19.
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Teagasc director calls for end to slaughtering of unwanted male dairy calves in Ireland
The director of Irish agri-food authority Teagasc said that the practice of slaughtering unwanted male dairy calves in Ireland must be eliminated.
Thursday, January 28, 2021
LifeStart Sets Life Performance - An ongoing trial on dairy calves
Many researchers have shown the positive effects of elevated levels of pre-weaning nutrition in dairy calves on growth, health, fertility, future lifetime production and culling rate. Trouw Nutrition's LifeStart research programme f ...
Friday, January 15, 2021
Feeding of brewers' yeast derivatives in calves enables excellent start in life
Due to their immature immune system calves are very susceptible to intestinal and respiratory diseases in the first weeks of life. Challenges, e.g. adverse climate conditions or social stress promote proliferation of infectious agents such ...
Thursday, January 7, 2021
Reinforcing calves immunity and improving gut microbiota balance to safeguard health and performance
The digestive tract of calves, as other young ruminants, is particularly sensitive to challenges. Indeed, during the first months of life, their digestive tract undergoes significant and extensive changes as it evolves from its initial mono ...
Thursday, January 7, 2021
Weaning management of beef calves with implications for animal health and welfare
Weaning is a necessary husbandry practice in which nutritional, social, physical and psychological stressors are imposed on the beef calf causing alterations in behavioural and physiological responses. The present paper is a review of studi ...
Friday, July 31, 2020
Registered beef calves in Wales increase 4.2% in Jan.-May, highest rate in 5 years
Beef calves registered in Wales increased 4.2% to 135,174 in January-May, compared with the same period last year, according to the British Cattle Movement Service (BCMS), Farmers Weekly reported.
Monday, June 29, 2020
Registrations of beef calves in Scotland increase 5% year-on-year
Scotland has seen a 5% rise year-on-year in beef calf registrations, with a growing number of these being native breeds, The Courier reported.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Wales reported 0.7% drop in total beef and dairy calves
Data from the British Cattle Movement Service (BCMS) showed total beef and dairy calves in Wales hit 379,800 head in 2019. 0.7% lower compared to the year prior, reported Denbighshire Free Press.
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Immunomodulatory effects of Echinacea and Pelargonium on the innate and adoptive immunity in calves
Immunomodulatory effects of Echinacea purpurae and Pelargonium sidoides in calves were investigated. Sixty 25-day-old nonvaccinated calves living in integrated farm unit were randomly selected and were divided into 5 treatment groups consis ...
Monday, November 25, 2019
Up to 200,000 calves in Germany killed in first three months since birth
November 25, 2019 Up to 200,000 calves in Germany killed in first three months since birth Every year in Germany, up to 200,000 calves die or are killed in the first three months since their birth, according to a report published by the Wel ...
Monday, September 26, 2016
Raising healthy high performing calves: using botanicals to improve calf health and performance
The aim of successful calf rearing is to produce a healthy calf which is capable of optimum performance throughout its life from birth through to adulthood to milking and/or finishing. The first 3 months of life is the most sensitive period ...
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Diamond V to introduce new product for pre-weaning dairy calves at dairy expo
A new product from Diamond V-the all-natural SmartCare®-will make a debut at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin, on September 29.

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