Calf Care Quick Tip: Block Chilly Drafts in Hutches

Posted on February 17, 2016 in Starting Strong - Calf Care
If you’re raising calves in hutches, take a good look at where drafts might be getting in and chilling your calves.  For example, the bottle holder might be a draft source.  Putting a small amount of straw in the bottle holder area is one small, simple way to help protect your calves on the coldest, windiest days.

This tip comes to us from Stacy Jauquet of Jauquet’s Hillview Dairy LLC.  Click here to learn more tips from Stacy in the February segment of A Day in the Life of a Calf Raiser.

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