Dairy Calf and Dairy Heifer Management

Dairy April 04, 2016 Print Friendly and PDF


Well-grown dairy calves and heifers play an important role in the future success of all dairy farms. Being able to efficiently raise replacement dairy heifers or create an effective working relationship with a contracted dairy heifer grower is crucial to raising replacements that improve the performance of the dairy herd for years to come.

Choose one of the following subcategories to view in-depth articles and fact sheets about dairy calf and dairy heifer management.

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Management Systems

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Feeding Equipment


Weaning to Six Months

Six Months Until Breeding

Breeding to Pre-fresh

Contract Raising Heifers

Pasture Management Systems


Subject Area Leader

Amy Stanton is the leader of the Calf and Heifer subject area. If you have submissions or comments, you can contact her via email at alstanton@wisc.edu.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.