publication . Article . 2021

Managing Cold Stress in Young Dairy Calves: a Review

Prof. Dr. Jos Noordhuizen*;
Open Access English
  • Published: 22 Feb 2021
Abstract This paper addresses cold stress in young dairy calves, an underestimated phenomenon which may lead to economic losses when not properly dealt with. First, an overview is given considering the background of cold stress occurrence. Next, practical tips are described for managing cold stress and, when possible, prevent its negative effects. Distinguished are the three domains of general management, feed & feeding management and health management.It would be best when the veterinary practitioner sits together with the farmer to design protocols such as for routine monitoring of young calves, and to define the management measures to take before and when col...
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