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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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Love calves? Join our team

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

Do you enjoy working with calves? Do you enjoy working with people that take care of calves? Are you good at listening? Does the idea of being in charge of your own income appeal to you? Then you should join our team. Golden Calf Company is filling a position of Calf Consultant/Sales Representative. We are…
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Choosing Between Optical and Digital Refractometer

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

Digital Dip Style Refractometer: How to use Digital Dip Style Refractometer: Dip refractometer into liquid, press start and read results within 3 seconds. Review of Digital Dip Style Refractometer: This is the newest and simplest way that allows for technology, design and user interface to excel to the highest level.  The digital display is easy…
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Testing Calf Milk and Milk Solids with Refractometer

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

Refractometer is a multi-functional tool, which allows dairy farmers and calf-care personnel to test three areas of calf rearing: Quality of Colostrum to determine whether the immunity content is sufficient for first feeding – perhaps the most common use of a refractometer. Test each collection for content of IgG. Blood Serum Total Protein (BSTP) o determines if the…
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How to Choose a Calf Jacket?

Posted by Dagmar Beckel Machyckova

1.       Is the outer shell water repellent to prevent moisture from getting in? (look for fabric with dense weave and with moisture repelling coating) 2.       Does the insulation wick moisture away from the calf? (using high quality insulation such as ThinsulateTM Ultra will keep the calf from sweating) 3.       Is it easy to wash and…
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