We have a team of dedicated Calf Specialists on hand to give you advice on all aspects of calf rearing. Our team have many years of experience between them, working with all types of rearing systems throughout the UK and Europe.
Below are just some of the services that we provide:
It is important to understand how your calves are growing for many reasons and here are just a few as to why you should measure weights regularly.
Our team will visit your farm on a regular basis to perform weight measurements and run a growth analysis programme to determine success or failure.
Whether you mix your milk powder, or another member of staff mixes it or you use an automatic milk feeder, you should regularly calibrate the amount of powder that you mix with water.
Our team are happy to give advice on this or even visit regularly to check this for you and re-calibrate if required.
Young calves especially in their first three weeks of life can often show signs of scours. BUT what has caused it to scour? There are many reasons why a young calf is scouring and knowing the cause is vital to provide effective care and treatment if required and to ensure that growth rates are not impaired.
Here is just some of the potential causes of scours:
Our team is on hand to support our customers and can perform a test on farm, and provide you with an answer within 5 minutes. They will then give you recommendations based on their findings.
Every farm has a different type, style and location of their calf rearing facility. Having adequate ventilation and no drafts is crucial for optimal growth rates.
Our team can perform a smoke test in your calf rearing facility to make an assessment of its effectiveness. We can then give you advice on how to improve your ventilation system; whether it be through adapting the building or by introducing a ventilation system.
If you are looking to amend or create a new housing system for your calves, our team have extensive knowledge and experience with creating the best solutions for you farm and pocket.
We are happy to give independent advice and also show you some of the housing solutions that we supply.