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Colostrum Management System

Calf Hero Lori B., 225 cows, Boyceville, WI

Posted by CalfCare

Cabin Hill Dairy is a family owned dairy that has been in business for 24 years. After speaking with Lori regarding the farm’s previous protocol for their feeding system of newborn calves, she described that the ColoQuick Colostrum Management System that they own now is much handier then what they did before and much neater.…
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Managing your calf-care employees (Golden Calf for Progressive Dairyman)

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

Imagine an employee wearing gloves in a clean dry pen skillfully administering high-quality colostrum to a calf born just minutes ago. The calf’s navel has already been dipped, the calf dried, and all information recorded in the logs. Dream? No, just good employee management. You know that if every calf in your herd received treatment like that, your herd would consist of healthy, high-producing cows.…
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The hidden motivation of “never” (Golden Calf for Progressive Dairyman)

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

Editor’s note: The following is based on a speech presented by Dagmar Beckel-Machyckova, the co-owner of Golden Calf Company, LLC. Dagmar gave this presentation at the 2014 Women’s Business Conference in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. There was a time I thought I could never become an entrepreneur. It’s quite amusing now that we have completed our…
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Join us at Farm Technology Days 2014!

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

We will be at Farm Technology Days 2014 next week at  Blue Top Farms & Feltz Family Farms in Portage County.  Come and see us in Agribusiness Tent A at booth number 074.  Our calf consultants can give you helpful tips on managing colostrum and walk you through some of the equipment that we will have…
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Welcoming our New Calf Consultant – Meagen Koser

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

About Meagen This article appeared in the July 19th, 2014 issue of Progressive Dairyman. Territory: I am primarily responsible for the Midwest region of the U.S. Agricultural background: I grew up on my family’s dairy farm, Koser Udder Farms, near Almena, Wisconsin. With about 80 cows, the farm has been in our family for three…
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