Quebec Farmers' Advocate Volume 2011Number 8November 15, 2011

Increase your calve's chance of survival

Increase your calve's chance of survival

As in the United States, calf mortality in Quebec is a significant problem. Nonetheless, there are rearing practices that can improve your calves’ chance of survival. 


Article written in collaboration with ELSA VASSEUR, Visiting Research Scientist – Behaviour and Welfare of Dairy Cattle, Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre, AAFC, Jeff Rushen and Anne-Marie de Passillé, Agri-Food Research Centre, AAFC, Doris Pellerin, Université Laval, Christoph Winckler, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Austria, Joop Lensink, Institut supérieur d’agriculture, France, and Ute Knierim, University of Kassel, Germany.