Calf Feeding Systems

There are two main types of calf feeding systems. These are Individual Feeding and Group Feeding. Two popular methods of group feeding are Automatic Calf Feeders and the Acidified Milk Feeding Program. Each of these methods has pros and cons when considering things like labour and calf health. Please click though below to learn more about each method.

Individual Feeding

Feeding calves individually is most commonly recommended. It is easier to see the signs of sickness on a calf, and there is no competition amongst the animals for feed. It also reduces the chance of spreading disease, as there is […]

Group Feeding

Group feeding has become more popular in recent years because of the time and labour savings when feeding calves. Calves are social animals and group feeding allows them to interact more with each other. Two methods that are popular are […]