A Visit to Circle Bar Heifer Ranch March 21, 2012 DCHA Annual Conference, March 20-21, 2012, Visalia, Calif.
Vance Kells Discusses Gold Standards III October 19, 2011 Progressive Dairyman
Vance Kells at AABP September 23, 2011 Vance Kells, Satanta, Kan., a regional director for the Dairy Calf and Heifer Association, attended the American Association of Bovine Practitioners annual conference in St. Louis, Mo., to tell veterinarians about the new DCHA Gold Standards III.
A Visit to Mann Farms and M & M Feedlot April 2011 DCHA past president, Darin Mann, offers his perspective on why customer relations is a priority for his farm.
Colostrum Feeding and Quality In this first-ever Dairy Basics Extra on Calf and Heifer Raising, Attica Veterinary Associates Calf Management Specialist Sam Leadley, discusses how to implement DCHA's Gold Standards for colostrum feeding and quality.
Feeding Wet Calves for Optimal Growth Featuring Hugh Chester-Jones, University of Minnesota Southern Research Center in Waseca, Minn.
Pneumonia Prevention Strategies Don Gardner, DVM and founding member of DCHA, discusses tips for meeting DCHA's Gold Standards I health guidelines for young calves.
Successfully Feeding Water Sandy Quinn, a custom heifer raiser in Schaghticoke, New York, discusses tips for feeding water to wet calves and young heifers, including how to manage extreme temperature changes, and why water intake is important for future growth.
Promoting Calf Starter Intake John Bernard, extension dairy specialist for the University of Georgia, discusses how to promote calf starter intake and jump-start rumen development.
Colostrum Management Bob James, a professor of dairy science and dairy extension specialist at Virginia Tech, discusses why scours challenge calves and strategies for preventing the illness from before birth through weaning.