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The Sandhills Calving System For Scours Prevention

By   /  February 24, 2020  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  Comments Off on The Sandhills Calving System For Scours Prevention

Thanks to the Beef Cattle Research Council of Canada for this piece! Last week we looked at the system Doug Wray uses to prevent disease spread in his newborn calves. His process is a variation of a system developed at the University of Nebraska about 20 years ago, known as the Sandhills Calving System (developed […]

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Fresh Pens and Pastures Keep Calves Healthy

By   /  February 17, 2020  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  Comments Off on Fresh Pens and Pastures Keep Calves Healthy

Thanks to the Beef Cattle Research Council of Canada for this information! Doug Wray believes in keeping newborn calves separated as much as possible from other two-week and older calves on his south-central Alberta farm to avoid livestock congestion and dramatically reduce the risk of congregated calves developing and spreading scours. And for the past […]

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