1st Edition

Calf Husbandry, Health And Welfare





ISBN 9780367016531
Published April 18, 2019 by CRC Press
210 Pages

USD $150.00

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Book Description

This book deals with the basic principles of husbandry, feeding, housing, health, behaviour, economics and welfare. It explains relevant aspects of calf function and evaluates conventional and novel husbandry systems in terms of their effects on animal performance, health and welfare.

Table of Contents

1. Normal development 2. Nutrition and digestion 3. Feeding systems from birth to weaning 4. Environmental needs 5. Housing design, ventilation and disinfection 6. Common diseases and their recognition 7. The development of behaviour 8. Production systems and economics 9. Stockmanship and calf welfare

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