Good calf rearing techniques are the key to a profitable herd. How to rear these calves successfully is the focus of this podcast series which follows the Dairy Australia guide to calf management. There are nine episodes in this series which aim to discuss each chapter of this guide.
Local veterinary Dr Justin Schooth (Gympie Vet Services) is the presenter for the podcast series which is hosted by Vivienne McCollum (Subtropical Dairy). Dr Schooth is an accredited Dairy Australia “Rearing Healthy Calves” trainer and is highly experienced in the question of “how to raise calves that thrive” .
- Pre – Calving Care
- Identification and Traceability
- Colostrum Management
- Residue Risk Manangement
- Weaning Management
- Care before Transport and Sale