How to improve the survival rate of calves

Qishun Huang, Guanghong Fang, Chunsheng He


As a reserve force for a pasture, calf determines the future of the ranch and the future profit of the ranch. The calf's scientific rearing is the most important part of sustainable development of a ranch. Calf management is a complex and detailed work, breeders need to consider three factors: nutrition, disease, and environment. In order to make calves become a good reserve cattle, it is important to ensure that calves have a balanced, adequate nutrition, reduce calving morbidity, mortality, and a suitable environment. More excellent young cattle can produce more prolific lactation cattle. This article introduce the calf feeding and management work from the feeding and management, environmental management and other aspects.


calves; feeding and management; weaning

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