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Calf Rearing

By Bill Thickett , Dan Mitchell

ISBN: 9781861266439
PUBLISHED: 2003
PAGES: 176
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 234x156 mm
INSIDE: 32 b&w photos, charts & diagrams

For specialist calf rearers and farmers rearing dairy replacements, this book offers practical guidance on proven modern practice as experienced in a variety of situations.

Topics covered include: The four main housed rearing systems – how they operate and how to choose between them. General management of calves from birth to twelve weeks. Basis of calf physiology and nutrition. How to choose satisfactory designs for conversions or new housing. Details of housing requirements for each system. How best to ensure calf health.

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