CALVES CAN ALSO SUFFER FROM HEAT (part 1)
Blog · 16. May 2022
In summer temperatures, how often do you check your calves to make sure they are not too hot?

TICKS (Ixodida) ON CATTLE
Blog · 07. May 2022
Infected cattle suddenly develop a fever, become wheezy, pale, and squeeze on their manure, (as it becomes very thick). The most characteristic is the red-colored urine.

MAGGOTS ON (NEWBORN) CALVES CAUSE PROBLEMS
Blog · 23. April 2022
April 23, 2022, a sunny spring day in southern Germany. During my farm visit to a cow-calf farm, I immediately notice that some very young calves are abnormally slow. What is going on here?

HOW GOOD IS YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR LIVESTOCK?
Blog · 19. April 2022
If the behavior of the stockman or animal handler changes in a positive way, the behavior of his livestock will also change in a positive way. This will benefit job satisfaction, safety, efficiency, profitability and animal welfare in the long run.

FLY CONTROL ON CATTLE BY ANTI-FLY EAR TAGS:  IF YOU APPLY THEM PROPERLY YOU ACHIEVE GOOD RESULTS
Blog · 16. April 2022
Unfortunately, I regularly see cattle with eye injuries or eye irritations due to improperly applied anti-fly ear tags.

THE INFLUENCE OF LIGHT ON THE MILK PRODUCTION OF YOUR COWS
Blog · 08. April 2022
Good lighting in combination with a good day/night rhythm in the cowshed is the key to optimally performing cows.

DO COWS NEED LIGHT IN THE COWSHED AT NIGHT?
Blog · 04. April 2022
When checking cows in the cowshed at night, "night lighting" is useful for the farmer. This is because he sees less than his cattle in the dark!

LAMENESS IN DAIRY COWS, HOW TO PREVENT IT?
Blog · 02. April 2022
Did you know that 30% of claw problems in dairy cows are caused by an overcrowded waiting area?

WINTER TIME / SUMMER TIME: DO COWS RESPOND TO A TIME CHANGE ?
25. March 2022
Cows are very fond of regularity. They have an excellent sense of time. A change of time leads some cows to a temporary disruption of their daily rhythm, (just like some humans).

HOW TO AVOID MUTUALLY SUCKLING CALVES
19. March 2022
Calves that drink from the cow do so for about 60 minutes a day

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