How to source the ideal calf this springtime
Published 27/01/2016 | 02:30
Sourcing the right calf from day one will save you a lot of time and money.
The aim should be to rear healthy animals with minimal mortality and optimal growth rates.
All these factors will be affected by the calf you buy, therefore it is very important to get it right.
There are a number of areas to look at when selecting your calf.
Ensure that the eyes are clear and not sunken in the head.
Nose should be clean with no discharge.
Ears should be alert and not be drooping.