Vision of calf rearing
CalfOTel® maintains close, regular contact with livestock farmers, feed suppliers, researchers, and vets. We integrate our vision of calf rearing into our calf hutches. Researchers have identified three important aspects that ensure that calves are reared successfully: feed, housing, and management. Using the CalfOTel® calf hutches, we develop the best calf housing with a focus on hygiene, health, and reducing labour.
Happy Calf, Happy Farmer!
The CalfOTel® calf hutches help to keep calves healthy. After all, having healthy calves means one less worry for farmers – Happy Calf, Happy Farmer!
During the rearing period, calves develop their immune systems. High-quality calf pens on your farm will make a real difference. But what are high-quality calf pens? Do you prefer your animals indoor or outdoor housing? Do you prefer individual igloos or duo housing? We will be happy to explain the advantages of the various systems we have in our range.
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Like us, a calf is continuously surrounded by microorganisms. Only a few microorganisms are truly 'pathogenic' and are capable of causing diseases. In order to keep these pathogens away from the newborn calf (which is yet to develop any immunity), we aim to ensure the highest possible standards of hygiene.
The CalfOTel® calf hutches are made from smooth material and are easy to clean. Research has also shown that CalfOTel® igloos are the most hygienic calf housing if the right cleaning agents and techniques are used.
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Healthy youngstock are the foundation of future profits, and you want to avoid the costs of medical care as much as possible. Fresh air, fresh water, high-quality feed, and a hygienic environment are prerequisites for ensuring healthy calves. Place the calf hutches at a location that you visit on a regular basis. If you are using an Open Top, place the pens inside the location. Placing calf hutches at or in locations you visit regularly will enable you to see if there are any problems with the calves. In designing its products, CalfOTel® pays extra attention to ensure they provide good ventilation and reflect sunlight.
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The developers of CalfOTel® calf paid a great deal of attention to ensuring ease of use, reduced labour time, and low labour costs. This has made this housing very user-friendly, without compromising on climate and hygiene. CalfOTel® calf boxes are easy to ‘muck out’, can be folded up quickly, and are therefore easy to move and clean. CalfOTel® systems are convenient, fast, easy – and above all efficient!
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