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Calves Rearing

Raising great calves is a crucial step toward profitability

Course Details

Introduction

  1. Transition period
  2. Dry matter intake
  3. Sire selection
  4. Blood Calcium level & Milk fever prevention
  5. DCAD
  • Care of the born calf.
  1. Managing young stock nutrition
  2. Colostrum
  3. Calf housing
  4. Udder development
  5. Physiology of GIT
  6. Calf rearing systems
  • Control of major health programs.
  1. Calf scour
  2. ORS
  3. BRD
  4. Design a control program   

Raising great calves is a crucial step toward profitability, The most critical rearing period covers the time from birth to 12 weeks of age. It includes feeding (colostrum, milk/milk replacer, concentrates, fibre and water), housing, general husbandry and health management.

Course including also proper managing of heifers till maturity & breeding.

  • Number of lectures 3
  • Number of hours 02:29:04

Course Topics


Course Instructor

Dr. Mohamed Osman

Dr. Mohamed Osman

  • Chief Executive Officer Consultant, DINA FARMS.
  • Livestock Director, DINA FARMS.
  • Bachelor of veterinary medical science, 1990, Cairo University.
  • Master’s Degree in Surgery, Anesthesia, and Radiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University 2010.
  • PH.D. in Surgery, Anesthesia, and Radiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University 2019.
 

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