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Calf Hygiene

It’s the Most Exciting Time of the Year-It’s Fair Time and time to Show Your Dairy Calf

Posted by Laura Stensberg

Now that it is summer, everyone is busy getting ready for fair season. Fair season is an amazing time of the summer. I look forward to all the tasty treats and my kids look forward to all the rides and games. As a kid, my 4H and FFA friends would be getting their animals ready…
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Temperatures are Rising, Don’t Let Heat Stress Get You Down

Posted by Laura Stensberg

Summer is here and so is the heat! It is my favorite time of the year. The sunshine and warmth are wonderful and feel great after a long cold winter and a chilly, wet spring. Summer brings us a new set of challenges on the farm……keeping our animals cool with the heat and humidity. Calves…
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Stainless Steel vs. Plastic Tube Feeders: What’s Best?

Posted by Laura Stensberg

To Tube Feed or Not to Tube Feed? There is much debate on whether you should or should not tube feed a calf. Some farmers only like to use tube feeding as a last result and not as a normal part of their daily maternity care protocols. Tube feeding a calf becomes necessary when the…
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New Revolution in Tube Feeders

Posted by Laura Stensberg

Remember, I told you that we have been super busy coming up with ways to make your life in the maternity area of the farm, easier and more streamlined. Well, we are proud to announce the next revolutionary and innovative product for you…….. Say “goodbye” to the poorly cleaned and heavily scratched tube feeder of…
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Lost Potential: Are Your Calves at Risk?

Posted by Laura Stensberg

Spring is a sign of new beginnings. This is true everywhere, including the dairy farm. My favorite part of spring is not only the warmer temperatures, green grass, flowers blooming, seeing all the new baby animals being born. However, bright this new beginning is, there are times when it gets gloomy and those sweet babies…
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