1st Edition

Calf Husbandry, Health And Welfare

By John Webster Copyright 1984
    208 Pages
    by CRC Press

    210 Pages
    by CRC Press

    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.

    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