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Tip of the Week
Wednesday, November 06, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Give precision-fed heifers adequate bunk space »
Adequate feed bunk space for heifers is important in any group-housed heifer facility, and even more so when managing he...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maximize your colostrum feeding program »
The newborn calf’s immune system is underdeveloped, so it depends on colostrum to supply critical "passive immunity” to...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study examines milk replacer carbohydrate sources »
New research from the University of Georgia looks at the effect of milk replacers formulated with alternative carbohydra...
Wednesday, October 16, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Heifer study sheds light on dry matter intakes »
Predicting the dry matter intake of dairy heifers is an important part of heifer nutrition programs, but it can be challe...
Wednesday, October 09, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reminders for colostrum pasteurization »
The process of pasteurizing colostrum is gaining popularity among calf raisers. Kansas State dairy specialist Mike Brouk...

Press Releases
Friday, October 18, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dairy Calf and Heifer Association unveils new brand identity »
New look supports organization’s goal to be the modern, industry-leading source of calf and heifer information.  M...
Thursday, October 03, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dairy Calf and Heifer Association launches membership drive with a renewed focus »
New members who sign-up for 2014 membership now receive free membership for the remainder of 2013. Madison...
Thursday, September 22, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCHA Develops Gold Standards for Calf and Heifer Welfare »
 S t. Louis, Mo. (September 22, 2011 ) – The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) has released its third set of "...
Wednesday, July 20, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCHA travels to Visalia, California, for the 2012 Dairy Calf & Heifer Conference »
Cindy Hackmann Executive Director 636/449-5077 hackmann@calfandheifer.org DCHA travels to Visalia, C...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dairy Leaders Learn Skills to Build Strong Future »
Growing Your Dairy's Future Media Contact: Cindy Hackmann hackmann@drakeco.com DAIRY LEADERS LEARN SKILLS TO BUIL...

Featured Articles
Thursday, May 02, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
BQA video series on cattle transportation available »
The transportation of cattle to and from farms and marketing facilities is an important part of dairy and beef production,...
Friday, April 26, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Manage Newborn Calves for Productivity »
The first few weeks of a calf's life are pivotal to its productivity. With proper management, you can minimize pitfalls su...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are Your Calves Ready for Fly Season? Stop Flies Before they Start »
Flies are significant pests on calf operations, both for the animals and for the premises, by potentially decreasing produ...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get to know your quality assurance program »
Dairy Beef Quality Assurance ( DBQA ) is a part of the checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance ( BQA ) program that helps d...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
FREE BQA certification available now »
Many cattlemen across the country use  BQA protocols  in their everyday care of their animals. But many producer...

Industry Alerts
Sunday, March 04, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
REGISTER ONLINE TODAY and save $100 - pre-register for the DCHA Conference! »
REGISTER ONLINE TODAY and save $100 - pre-register for the DCHA Conference! DCHA Members - Register by 5:00 p.m., Mo...
Friday, February 17, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register by Feb. 29 to be eligible to win a FREE 3-night stay at the Comfort Suites during the Confe »
Register by Feb. 29 to be eligible to win a FREE 3-night stay at the Comfort Suites during the Conference! DCHA will b...
Friday, January 13, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCHA 2012 Conference - Registration Now Open - Register Today! »
Online Registration & Housing for the 2012 Conference Is Now Open! DCHA is excited to present the 2012 Dairy Calf &...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Participate in new NAHMS U.S. dairy heifer study »
The National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) is conducting a first-of-its-kind study on the health and management...
Tuesday, March 15, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Here's your chance to enter to win up to $500 »
Here's your chance to enter to win $250 or even $500! Don't miss the exciting and fun new events planned for the...