Tuesday, 02 December 2014 00:00

Research shows calves check on longer rides

THE LONGER calves travel on a truck, the more weight they lose, Canadian research published in the Journal of Animal Science shows.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 14 November 2014 00:00

Breath of fresh air helps calves thrive

RESPIRATORY DISEASE in calves and young stock can occur sporadically as isolated cases, but also as outbreaks.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 09:05

Out to pasture for first calves at Massey Uni

IT’S WEANING time for the first of the calves from the trial at Massey University looking at possible benefits of differing milk diets and machine feeding compared with hand feeding on calf growth rate and subsequent performance of dairy cattle.

Published in Management
Friday, 14 March 2014 12:02

Welfare code up for submissions

THE NATIONAL Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) is seeking public consultation on proposed changes to the Animal Welfare (Dairy Cattle) Code of Welfare 2010.

Published in General News
Friday, 28 February 2014 16:13

Editorial - Call to lead in animal welfare

KILLING bobby calves with hammer blows to their heads should send shivers down the spine of every Kiwi dairy farmer. 

Published in Opinion
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