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Colostrum Management System

Colostrum for Calves: Do’s and Don’ts

Posted by Laura Stensberg

When you have a good colostrum management system, which means feeding plenty of high quality, clean colostrum to calves soon after birth and executing these steps correctly is essential for healthy calves and a healthy, productive herd. So, there are a few key things to keep in mind in regards to colostrum for calves.  Every…
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New Colostrum Innovation: Calf Hero™ 6 Colostrum Managment

Posted by CalfCare

Golden Calf Company is proud to announce a new colostrum thaw and pasteurizing unit: Calf Hero™ 6. With the capacity to process six meals of colostrum at once, it is designed for growing dairies. This unit is the latest addition to the very successful Calf Hero™ colostrum management line, which offers state of the art…
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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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