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Keeping calves at a social distance

Posted on 15 April, 2020

As a ‘hands on’ calf rearer and adviser I have come across numerous situations where overstocking calves has caused problems. The usual advice is to ‘de stock’ and health and performance improves significantly.

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"Buyers guide: 6 options for calf housing compared"

Posted on 13 April, 2018

“Investing in calf housing that meets the animals’ needs and dovetails with the farm system can improve productivity and save thousands of pounds in reduced costs and poor performance. Calves are often housed in less-than-adequate conditions with draughts, cold temperature stress and poor air quality. Where this is the case the calf will struggle – the cold and draughts can suppress its immune system, while warm, moist conditions in a shared airspace increase the infection risk”

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What Customers Are Saying...

‘We chose Calf Igloos for our heifer calves because we were looking for a flexible system rather than a purpose built shed. The airflow in the Igloos gives a natural healthy environment.In the last 2 years we haven’t had any pneumonia while the calves were using the igloos.We are very happy with the system.’

Colin Bowen
Longden Manor Farms