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Are you saving money with Hygiene? (Golden Calf for Progressive Dairyman)

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

In this time of lower milk prices, every penny counts, and many producers have “hunkered down” and decided not to make any large investments this year. In times like these, every producer should focus on efficiencies and find areas where improvements will yield the biggest impact. You won’t find a more important area than newborn…
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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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Three ways to improve newborn hygiene (Golden Calf for Progressive Dairyman)

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

A couple of weeks ago, I trained employees at a mid-size dairy farm. The place was well-run and the calf feeder had full support and trust of the farm owner. The guy liked his calves and cared about doing a good job. What surprised me about the farm was the lack of immediate hygiene. When…
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Launching Calf Lab

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

Golden Calf Company is launching a new branding structure in 2015 that elevates the brand identity and better represents the company’s offering. Golden Calf Company brand will now offer four new product lines: Calf Hero, Calf Lab, Calf Gear, and Calf Wear.“We feel the needed to highlight the company’s growth and expansion of product offering…
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