The calf rearing zone, sponsored by Volac, will cover all aspects of calf rearing from health to feeding to the environment in which they are reared.
This area will have series of practical demonstrations throughout the day and feature businesses promoting products and services relevant to calf rearing. The calf rearing zone will be covered by
You will be able to find out more about the importance of colostrum testing to ensure that you are giving your calves the best start in life, whether this is done by Brix Refractometer or
We will also have an area dedicated to hygiene practices – looking at how bio-films come about within calf feeding equipment and the correct process to ensure adequate cleaning of all equipment.
Target weights be another feature of the area – with some guessing of the weight of the calves then we will run them over the scales to see how far out we might have been. All this can impact on feed regimes, treatment and vaccination protocols so getting it right is key.
All the practical elements within the Calf Rearing Zone form part of the Knowledge Trail and are Dairy Pro pointed.
Booking are still being received for displays in this new area, however exhibitors with displays in this area booked so far are:
- Biomin UK Ltd www.biomin.net
- Pectofeed Ireland UK www.pectofeed.com
- Bonanza Calf Nutrition www.bonanzacalf.ie
- Kiwikit Ltd www.kiwikit.co.uk
- The Calf Company www.thecalfcompany.com
- Buitelaar www.buit.ie
Calf Rearing Zone Sponsor - Volac
If you are interested in being part of this zone please contact the UK Dairy Day team by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01923 695225.