A guide to calf management authored by veterinarians with years of experience in both practice and research. The focus is on rearing a calf for optimal health and enhanced productivity, with a focus on welfare and best practice.
Handbook of Calf Health and Management employs a lifecycle approach to management, seeing the calf through from conception to bulling age. Topics covered include feeding strategies and feeding behaviour, hygiene, weaning, grazing, husbandry advice and disease management. The approach throughout is of animal and keeper working together. The information presented has a solid research foundation and is evidence based and up to date. Practical tips from the authors’ own experience are also included.
Handbook of Calf Health and Management is a must have book for both cattle veterinarians, veterinary students, farmers and stockpeople with an interest in calf management.