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Improving dairy bred calf health

AHDB and Dr Tim Potter from Westpoint Farm Vets hosted a webinar on optimising dairy-bred calf health. Around half of the beef produced in England is a product of the dairy herd. Beef-cross-dairy calves that receive adequate nutrition and are in good health will achieve the best prices at sale, with rearers prepared to pay more for calves that will perform better throughout their lives and hit market specification when finished. The webinar covers Colostrum management, Latest research on milk replacers, Individual vs paired housing, Hygiene to improve health, Pneumonia – minimising the risks