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3 February 2020

Hand-feeding better for calf’s health

Hand-feeding a calf is labour-intensive. You have to mix water and milk powder, lift buckets and then fill the teat buckets several times a day. An automatic milk feeder can save you a lot of work. However, this study has shown that calves that...

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3 February 2020

The CalfOTel systems save labour

The calf-rearing period, between 0 and 4 months, demands more labour than any other time. You can save approximately 20% on this labour by using solid hutches with the right set-up and accessories. During the development of our calf housing, we...

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3 February 2020

Cleaning calf hutches an easy job with CleanPro foaming product

A calf is continuously surrounded by micro-organisms. Only a few of those are true ‘pathogen’ and can, therefore, cause diseases. In order to keep these pathogens away, we aim for the highest possible level of hygiene.

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3 February 2020

1,000 grams of growth with correct nutrition and housing

Calves that are fed and housed well can grow by as much as 1,000 grams per day during the milk period. It is not just the cattle farmer’s awareness and efforts that play a major role, so do the right housing and approach.

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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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