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28 October 2019

Feeding calves properly requires expertise

Young calves have a tremendous potential to grow – provided that they are healthy, they are housed properly and they receive the best possible feed. During the first six months of a breeding calf’s life, it can be expected to grow...

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28 October 2019

In conversation with...

Filip and Anja from dairy farm De Brabander LV Filip (49) and Anja (47) De Brabander-Vandierendonck have enjoyed running a dairy farm with 260 dairy cows together in the municipality of Zomergem (Lievegem) Belgium for the past 27 years....

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28 October 2019

Look back at SPACE 2019 exhibition

A number of weeks ago, CalfOTel and a whopping 1400 other companies presented their products during the SPACE International Exhibition for Animal Production, in France. Our new exhibition stand received a great deal of attention.

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16 July 2019

Optimising labour provides an important basis for calf health

Today's heifer calves are tomorrow's dairy cows. There are numerous benefits to successful calf-rearing. Losses are reduced, heifers calve earlier, calf-rearing costs are lower and the yield of dairy cows is improved. Over a period of...

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16 July 2019

Raise well-muscled calves with the CalfOTel Hybrid

Adri van Gestel from Hilvarenbeek (The Netherlands): “I've been working with the CalfOTel Hybrid for three or months now. I saw this particular calf hutch on another...

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16 July 2019

Tropical heat

We've already experienced tropical temperatures in the month of June. And there's a good chance we’ll be seeing this kind of heat again in July and August. Which is nice, if you want to feel like you're on holiday. Calves, however,...

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24 June 2019

Best possible calf housing during warm summer days

Summer has started! It’s important to prevent heat stress now temperatures are rising. Housing calves in suitable conditions can limit the consequences for young animals.

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3 April 2019

Practical tips for hygiene and calf-rearing

By paying extra attention to hygiene, it's possible to drastically reduce the likelihood of illness breaking out among young calves. This does, however, require that you work according to a strict protocol. Those who can apply the necessary...

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26 March 2019

Reduce labour by up to 20% in the first four months

Investments in practical housing pay off. Calf rearing is a labour-intensive part of running a dairy farm. Proper calf rearing requires attention and care. Yet at many farms, it's possible to greatly reduce the amount of work. Labour savings...

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