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Calf health from birth to weaning. I. General aspects of disease prevention
Lorenz, Ingrid; Mee, John F; Earley, Bernadette; More, Simon J
Calfhood diseases have a major impact on the economic viability of cattle operations. This is the first in a three part review series on calf health from birth to weaning, focusing on preventive measures. The review considers both pre- and periparturient management factors influencing calf health, colostrum management in beef and dairy calves and further nutrition and weaning in dairy calves.
Keyword(s): Calf health; prevention; Periparturient management; Colostrum; Dairy calf nutrition
Publication Date:
2012
Type: Other
Peer-Reviewed: Yes
Language(s): English
Institution: Teagasc
Publisher(s): Biomed Central
First Indexed: 2013-11-19 11:53:51 Last Updated: 2019-07-31 07:06:56