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View Document: Calf rearing : A Practical Guide. 2nd Edition Pub CSIRO, Australia


Authors:Moran
Title:Calf rearing : A Practical Guide. 2nd Edition Pub CSIRO, Australia
Type:Textbook
Year:2002
Abstract:

Australian book but a lot of of the general information is relevant to New Zealand. It provides information on growth, nutrition, health and behaviour and includes information for colostrum feeding, disease prevention and what to do with sick calves.

Sold by Fish pond (www.fishpond.co.nz )and Amazon (www.amazon.com )and some public libraries carry it. Also try trade me (www.trademe.co.nz )

Contents

Principles of calf rearing; Importance of colostrum; Nutrient requirements; obtaining calves, milk feeding; calf milk replacers; soild feeds; communicating with calf; disease prevention; housing; welfare; postweaning management; econmoics; best practice for dairy heifers; golden rules of calf rearing.

 

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