The first 5 steps to successful calf rearing
Sprayfo pays detailed attention to the calf's first 5 days of life. In these first 5 days, there are 5 vital steps to be taken which are crucial to the calf's health and growth, as well as to development of the young animal into a highly productive dairy cow.
When taking the steps seriously and implementing the related protocols consistently and carefully, results will eventually be recognisable in the quality and productivity of the herd.
The 5 steps to successful rearing are:
1. Natal care
2. The first colostrum
3. The correct vitamin and mineral balance
4. Feeding on days 2 and 3
5. The switch to rearing milk