Library - Country Wide

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158 Country Wide 2007 Calf rearing survey shows up differences

Country-wide July 2007. This article discusses some of the differences in calf rearing between specialist rearers and dairy farmers.

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159 Country Wide 2007 High rates of Cryptosporidia infection can be reduced

Country Wide July 2007.  Article about the effect of cryptosporidia and how to treat.

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160 Country Wide 2006 Eight hour window for calves to thrive

Country Wide -July 2006- Two articles discussing the importance of colostrum, best colostrum, how much is needed and when.

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161 Country Wide 2006 Drugs not needed for most sick bobby calves

Country Wide July 2006.  An article duscussing the treatment of scouring calves, feeding electrolytes and monitoring calf health.

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162 Country Wide 2006 Don't deprive calves of colostrum dose

Country Wide July 2006.  An article on the value of colostrum, timing of feeding, importance, also housing , infection and navel health.

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163 Country Wide 2008 Colostrum vital

Country Wide June 2008. An article on the value of colostrum.

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164 Country Wide 2008 Disinfectant essential to calf health arsenal

Country Wide July 2006. An article on cleaning calf pens.

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165 Country Wide 2006 Rearing success requires time and commitment

Country Wide July 2006. An article discussing how one rearer successfully rears calves.

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166 Country Wide 2006 Inexpensive but effective systems create profit

Country Wide July 2006. An article profiling how one rearer rears his calves.

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167 Country Wide 2009 Maintaining calf growth rates over summer key to closing supply gap

Country Wide February 2009. An article outlining options to maintain calf growth rates when feed is either short or of insufficient quality.

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168 Country Wide 2007 Rearing calves option for Bay

Country Wide August 2007- An article on rearing calves with a low cost system and then keeping them growing over summer.

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169 Country Wide 2006 Calf rearing the way forward

Country Wide August 2006.  An article on one couples calf rearing experiences.

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170 Country Wide 2002 Cold draughty sheds a lethal combination

Country Wide July 2002. An article discussing calf health.

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171 Country Wide 2002 Warning to rearers over calf milk replacer makeup

Country Wide July 2002. An article discussing different milk powders.

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172 Country Wide 2002 Calf weight is best guide to performance

Country Wide July 2002. An article discusisng the benefits of buying larger birthweight calves vs using breeding value or breed.

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173 Country Wide 2002 How to store cow colostrum

Country Wide July 2002. An article on how to store colostrum

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174 Country Wide 2002 Calves for rearing need four litres of colostrum after birth

Country Wide July 2002. An article on the importance of feeding quality colostrum soon after birth on the effect on longterm performance.

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175 Country Wide 2002 Contracts crucial for 'odd"calves

Country Wide June 2002. An article on the benefits of contracts for rearers.

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176 Country Wide 2002 Colostrum crucial says large scale rearer

Country Wide August 2002. An article on immunity and the benefits of colostrum feeding soon after birth.

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177 Country Wide 2002 Systems and advance planning cuts problems

Country Wide August 2002. An article on the rearing system one successful calf rearer uses.

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178 Country Wide 2002 Rearing system has evolved

Country Wide August 2002. An article on the system used by one calf rearer.

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179 Country Wide 2002 Rearing lessons in first lesson

Country Wide August 2002. An article on the experiences of one calf rearer new to rearing and what she learnt.

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180 Country Wide 2003 First fortnight crucial to success of calves

Country Wide July 2003. An article on the importance of doing things right in the first two weeks, including calf selection, feeding, colostrum and health.

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181 Country Wide 2003 Rotavirus the most common cause of scours

Country Wide July 2003. An article on rotavirus.

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182 Country Wide 2003 Calves must be 40kg minimum at purchase

Country Wide August 2003. An article on the value of buying bigger 4 day old calves.

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183 Country Wide 2003 Rearers should have electrolyte on hand

Country Wide August 2003. An article on the use of electrolytes.

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184 Country Wide 2003 Watch out for coccidiosis in just weaned calves

Country Wide August 2003. An article on coccidiosis in newly weaned calves as well as hair loss.

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185 Country Wide 2004 Central Hawke's Bay couple a template for calf rearing

Country Wide August 2004. An article with advice from a large successful calf rearer.

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186 Country Wide 2004 Call for beef industry to 'credit' rearers

Country Wide August 2004. An article on difficulties calf rearers face when squeezed between dairy farmer and finishers in terms of price.

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187 Country Wide 2004 Observation invaluable tool for rearers

Country Wide August 2004. An article on an experienced calf rearer and the vlaue she places on observation and monitoring of calves.

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188 Country Wide 2004 Calf hygiene a top priority

Country Wide August 2004. An article on dealing with calf health issues.

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189 Country Wide 2004 Successful calf rearing begins with the basics

Country Wide July 2004. Outline of the basics of feeding and health.

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190 Country Wide 2005 Getting feeding levels right can avert scours

Country Wide July 2005. An article discussing the factors affecting the occurrence of scours especially nutritional factors.

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191 Country Wide 2005 Automatic feeder caters for up to 150 calves

Country Wide July 2005. An article on automated feeders.

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192 Country Wide 2005 Care needed for non-curding milk powders

Country Wide July 2005. An article on the risks associated with non curding milk powders.

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193 Country Wide 2005 Women rear more than a third of bobby calves

Country Wide July 2005. An article outlining the contribution of women calf rearers. Dr Paul Muir presents to Dairy Womens Conference.

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194 Country Wide 2005 Vet of creatures great and small turns hand to calves

Country Wide July 2005. An article outlining one calf rearers experiences and ideas.

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195 Country Wide 2005 Health and hygiene vital for top results

Country Wide July 2005. An article outlining one calf rearers experiences- where she sources her calves, importance of weighing, hygiene and calf health.

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196 Country Wide 2005 Rearers rewarded for thorough monitoring

Country Wide August 2005. An article discussing the importance of monitoring for financial success.

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197 Country Wide 2005 Rotavirus dominates scours outbreaks

Country Wide August 2005. An article outlining the significance of rotavirus, and its prevalence.

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198 Country Wide 2006 Vital to get basics right

Country Wide August 2005. An article on a couples calf rearing perspective on a number of health issues including shed design, hygiene, pneumonia, monitoring

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199 Country Wide 2005 Milk formulation impacts on calf robustness

Country Wide August 2005. An article on how different types of milk powder performed when salmonella hit.

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200 Country Wide 2005 Non-curding milk offers low cost option

Country Wide August 2005. An article on the feasibility of using a non curding milk powder to finish older calves to reduce cost.

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201 Country Wide 2005 Vaccinating for rotavirus effective

Country Wide August 2005. An article outlining the benefits of vaccinating dams for rotavirus

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202 Country Wide 2005 Security of finishing contract imperative

Country Wide August 2005. An article discussing the benefits of contract rearing to reduce finacial risk of rearing.

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203 Country Wide 2005 Rearers develop 'rest day' in battle against scours

Country Wide August 2005. An article outlining a system developed by a rearer to reduce the level of scours in their calves.

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204 Country Wide 2005 Saving on milk possible

Country Wide August 2005. An article discussing trial results where dairy farmers on average feed a lot more milk to calves than specialist rearers, once a day vs twice a day.

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205 Country Wide 2005 Colostrum critical in first hours

Country Wide August 2005. An article discussing the feeding and storage of colostrum and system used by a dairy farmer to rear his calves.

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206 Country Wide 2005 Vaccination removes scours

Country Wide August 2005.  An article outlining one rearers experience of vaccinating cows for rotavirus.

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