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Welcome to Calf! Calf Notes is your source for pertinent, non-commercial and unbiased information on raising young dairy calves.

Be sure to read the latest Calf Note and visit the archives for previous articles. In addition, Calving Ease will provide an interesting perspective on the latest on calf and heifer rearing.

Calf Notes has been on an extended "vacation", but with the New Year, we're BACK! With a new resolution to continue to provide you with the latest interesting and useful information related to calf and heifer rearing.

Calf Note #187 is now available. Calf Note #187 proposes that the BRIX refractometer may be used not only to estimate colostrum IgG, but serum IgG, also. As always, your comments are welcomed!

Calving Ease articles from January through August, 2014 have all been uploaded and are available in the Calving Ease page.

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08 May 2016 - New Calf Note #187

19 January 2016 - New Calf Note #186

01 January 2016 - New Calf Note #185

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