The appropriate bedding for a calf varies from a thin layer of straw, sand or wood chips in the summer to a deep layer of an insulating straw where a calf can nestle into the bedding to stay warm as the temperature drops. This episode of Calf Management Tips focuses on bedding for calves. Weather conditions are a major factor when it comes to assuring that calves have appropriate bedding. This movie provides descriptions and examples of nesting scores for calves.
Calf Management Tips: Nesting Score
Oct 9, 2017 | Calf News