Now showing items 1-3 of 3

  • Dairy calf treatment for diarrhea : are the drugs we use effective? 

    Pereira, Richard V.; Adams Progar, Amber L.; Moore, Dale A. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-04)
    More than 50% of deaths in pre-weaned dairy heifers in the US is attributed to diarrhea. When dairy producers and calf caretakers devote their efforts towards disease prevention, they can minimize their use of drugs to ...
  • Group housing preweaned dairy calves : socialization vs. disease transmission 

    Adams Progar, Amber L.; Moore, Dale A. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-04)
    Hand-rearing dairy calves away from their dams may alter calf behavior development, especially social behavior. Traditionally, dairy producers have invested in individual hutches or pens to raise newborns to weaning, but ...
  • How much starter grain should a pre-weaned dairy calf be eating? 

    Moore, Dale A.; Adams-Progar, Amber; Sischo, William M. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-11)
    Pre-weaned dairy calves need starter grain to initiate rumen development. Bacteria in the rumen begin to utilize nutrients from the starter grain and produce volatile fatty acids that assist with rumen development and feed ...