TECH BULLETIN OF THE MONTH - JANUARY
COLD STRESS IN CALVES
Cold stress occurs when a calf expends energy to stay warm. This diverts energy away from growth and the immune system, thus compromising weight gain and calf health. Newborn calves are the most susceptible to cold stress due to their low body fat and minimal grain intake, so an increase in scours and pneumonia is very common during the colder months. Taking a few extra steps to ensure calves are well tended to and comfortable will go a long way in helping them reach their full potential.
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