Calves & Youngstock

The needs of newborn calves are very different from the heifers' needs and should be considered in the planning of barn conditions.

The needs of newborn calves are very different from the heifers' needs and should be considered in the planning of barn conditions.

Animal housing for young calves is an important optimization point. An optimal planning of the production economy is based on housing with a well-considered solution for calves and youngstock in terms of rest, water and feed access as well as social activities. Animal housing for young animals is an important optimization point, as heifers with better growth move quicker through the youngstock section and becoming productive dairy cows sooner.

In the first half of their year, calves and youngstock are housed in several different types of shelters, designed for different purposes.The needs of newborn calves are very different from the heifers' needs and should be considered in the planning of barn conditions. Depending on the size of the farm, the layout of the penning typically allows no more than 14 days difference between the oldest and the youngest calf. 

SKIOLD JYDEN offers different solutions to cover the various needs in the calves and youngstock cattle farm.

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