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  • 5c's of calf care - comfort, cleanliness, consistency, calories and colostrum

    5 C’s Of Calf Care

      Every producer has individual opportunities and challenges due to their housing environment and management strategy. The key to maximizing growth, health, and long-term profitability is establishing a sound system of care for your pre-ruminant livestock. No matter the system you choose, ensuring these 5 keys to management are acknowledged…

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  • Grober calf coat

    Grober Calf Coat

    Keep them warm and they will grow Did you know…when a calf is comfortable they will turn feed into gain more efficiently. In other words, a calf that isn’t comfortable will need more milk. Since keeping warm is energetically expensive it’s important to understand that a warm calf has more…

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  • Two Holstein dairy calves eating calf starter from trough

    Readiness to wean

    Grober Nutrition is invested to be at the frontier of young animal nutrition, and the Grober Young Animal Development Center (GYADC) is an opportunity to explore new developments in young animal husbandry and nutrition. During 2014, one of the trials at the GYADC focused on dietary and developmental needs of…

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  • Calf laying in well bedded straw pen

    Neonatal Nutrition

    Grober Nutrition is invested to be at the frontier of young animal nutrition, and the Grober Young Animal Development Center (GYADC) is an opportunity to explore new developments in young animal husbandry and nutrition. During 2014, one of the trials at the GYADC focused on dietary and developmental needs of…

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  • PRÉPARATION AU SEVRAGE

      De par son expertise en nutrition auprès des jeunes animaux conjuguée à ses installations au Grober Young Animal Development Center (GYADC), Grober Nutrition met tout en œuvre pour acquérir de nouvelles connaissances dans le développement, la gestion et la nutrition des jeunes animaux. Au cours de l’année 2014, les…

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  • Nutrition NÉonatale

    De par son expertise en nutrition auprès des jeunes animaux conjuguée à ses installations au Grober Young Animal Development Center (GYADC), Grober Nutrition met tout en œuvre pour acquérir de nouvelles connaissances dans le développement, la gestion et la nutrition des jeunes animaux. Au cours de l’année 2014, les essais…

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  • Calf drinking from calf rail

    Calf Rail – A Pioneer in Automated Calf Feeding Systems

    During 2014, a trial at the Grober Young Animal Development Centre (GYADC) focused on the advancement of automating individual calf feeding systems using Förster Technic Calf Rail technology. This was the second year using the Förster Technic Calf Rail at the GYADC, where an accelerated ten week feeding program of…

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  • Calf rail -Un pionier dans les systèmes d’alimentation automatiques pour veaux

      Au cours de l’année 2014, les essais réalisés au GYADC ont été axés sur l’acquisition de connaissances sur l’automatisation des systèmes d’alimentation individuelle pour les veaux en utilisant la technologie Calf Rail de Förster Technic. [button link=”/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Calf-Rail-FR-Grober-Nutrition.pdf” type=”big” newwindow=”yes”] Version PDF[/button] Depuis deux ans au GYADC nous menons une…

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  • Dairy Holstein calves in group housing

    Stockmanship for Calf & Heifer Management

    Group housing calves is becoming a more common way to house and manage calves. Part of managing a group of calves is being able to scan the herd effectively for individuals who need more attention. Monitoring the behavior of individuals and of the group by assessing the herds reaction to…

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  • L’importance des pratiques d’élevage dans la gestion des veaux et des génisses*

      [button link=”/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Stockmanship-and-Its-Importance-with-Calf-and-Heifer-Management-FR.pdf” type=”big” newwindow=”yes”] Version PDF[/button] {Cet article est basé sur un séminaire présenté par Dr Don Höglund, professeur agrégé au College of Veterinary Medicine de la North Carolina State University, lors de l’événement Grey Bruce Farmers Week tenue en Ontario (Canada) en 2014.) Le logement des veaux en…

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    New Year’s Resolutions – Not You…Your Calves!!

    It’s that time of year again!  Along with the cold weather and warm fires, winter brings New Year’s Resolutions.  Set (and keep) some New Year’s Resolutions for your calves! Calving The calving process is extremely influential on the success of the calf in early life.  Dystocia or difficult calving frequently…

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  • Des resolutions du Nouvel An; pas pour vous, mais pour vos veaux!

    Nous y sommes, cette période de l’année qui apporte son lot de températures froides, de douces soirées au bord d’un feu de foyer et immanquablement, les fameuses résolutions du Nouvel An. En 2015, pourquoi ne pas choisir (et maintenir) des résolutions pour vos veaux? Vêlage Le processus de vêlage influence…

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