Calves at Moorepark

Calf Rearing for Tomorrow’s Herd – CalfCare Webinar January 2022

AHI together with Teagasc and the Dairy Co-ops with the support of Volac held a CalfCare webinar on calf rearing on 18th of January.  Topics covered included:

  • Colostrum quality and improved colostrum management.
  • Three key points that farmers need to know and remember when it comes to housing calves.
  • New guidelines in dealing with pain management in routine calf husbandry practices.
  • New insights into how to prevent bloat in calves.
  • Dairy farmer, Philip Donohoe, on his calf rearing management and what works for him to ensure a successful calving season.

To view the full webinar, click on the link below.

CalfCare Webinar Link

For the webinar, we produced a handout with more detailed information on each of the topics discussed at the webinar.  Click on the link below to access the CalfCare handout.

CalfCare Webinar Handout

Webinar videos

Colostrum quality – Emer Kennedy

Three key points for calf housing – Ciara Hayes

Reducing bloat risk in calves – Liam Gannon

Pain management in young calves – Joris Somers

My calf rearing management – Philip Donohoe -Dairy Farmer, Kilkenny