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Less Mortality in the first 24 Hours - May 2013 Calving Ease
Most calves that die within the first 24 hours are alive at birth.
The most important way to improve survival at 24 hours is to achieve unassisted vaginal birth.
Start with observing calving at a distance and do nothing.
For calving cows that are moved during
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Persistent Breaks with Coccidiosis- April 2013 Calving Ease
Not all diarrhea problems among heifers are due to coccidiosis. Fecal testing will confirm the level of oocyst shedding. Shedding rate correlates well with severity of disease.
Control beyond feeding one of the 5 drugs labeled for coccidiosis means reducing the number and survival of “eggs” (sporulated oocysts).
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Fixing Passive Transfer Failure - March 2013 Calving Ease
Salmonella is Always a Challenge - February 2013 Calving Ease
High Coliform Count in Colostrum? What to do next. - January 2013 Calving Ease
Weaning with Less Stress - December 2012 Calving Ease
When to Test for Immunity - November 2012 Calving Ease
Gain Weight the First Week of Life? - October 2012 Calving Ease
Coccidiosis: Our Constant Companion - September 2012 Calving Ease
How Much Milk Will Calves Drink - August 2012 Calving Ease
Weaning Calves for Success - July 2012 Calving Ease
A Stitch in Time Saves Nine - June 2012 Calving Ease
How to Save a Penny and Lose a Dollar - May 2012 Calving Ease
Why do Bad Things (Sick, Dead Calves) Happen to Good People (Us)? April 2012 Calving Ease
Group Housing: Doing it Right This Time - March 2012 Calving Ease
Surges in Calvings - February 2012 Calving Ease
Speical Care for the Dystocia Calf - January 2012 Calving Ease
Naval Dipping: Advantages & Alternatives - December 2011 Calving Ease
Testing and Feeding Colostrum: November 2011 Calving Ease
Needed: Good Air (Part 2: Managing Housing) - October 2011 Calving Ease
Needed: Good Air (Part 1: Goals and Measurement) - September 2011 Calving Ease
Colostrum: Quantity and Quality - August 2011 Calving Ease
Disinfecting to Improve Calf Health: Part 2 - July 2011 Calving Ease
Does Water Make a Difference? June 2011 Calving Ease
Disinfecting to Improve Calf Health - Part 1 - May 2011 Calving Ease
Zero Tolerance for Antibiotic Residues - April 2011 Calving Ease
Treating Too Many Calves for Scours - March 2011 Calving Ease
Bedding Calves for Cold Weather - February 2011 Calving Ease
Cold Stressed Calves - January 2011 Calving Ease
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