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An upcoming Penn State workshop will cover the benefits and drawbacks of raising calves in paired housing systems.

Scientists at the University of Florida have discovered that human interaction with calves helps reduce abnormal oral behaviors and increase rest.

Two weeks ago, an older cow refused to stand after giving birth to a stillborn calf. Miraculously, she is recovering and continuing to improve.

Learn more about management practices for backgrounding stocker calves on grass in 2023.

Eliza Blue finds herself managing all the usual challenges of calving season and life amid lots of snow, lots of wind and very cold temperatures.

Spring milking is a dream within a dream for Eliza Blue, and an orphaned calf named Little Jones, too.

Colostrum is an important source of antibodies, nutrients and energy for thermogenesis of newborn calves. And it's even more important in colder weather.

Consider the quality of available feed during your calving season. Aligning breeding season with times when better feed is available could save you money.

Feeding and housing practices of preweaned calves can have long-term implications. Maurice Eastridge explains in this week's Dairy Excel.

Dairy cows that received a short course of anti-inflammatory medication after calving had lower metabolic stress and produced more milk than untreated cows.