Healthy Calf Conference
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One of the most critical management factors in calf survival and health is feeding a sufficient quantity of high-quality colostrum and milk to improve passive transfer and growth. However, further benefits to gastrointestinal function and health are now being recognized and are reviewed in this talk by Dr. Michael Steele from the University of Guelph. In addition, some of the newest strategies for transitioning calves from milk to solid feed in the first months of life are also discussed.
The Codes of Practice are nationally developed guidelines for the care and handling of farm animals. They serve as our national understanding of animal care requirements and recommended practices.