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Mother-bonded and Fostered Calf Rearing in Dairy Farming

Spengler Neff, Anet; Ivemeyer, Silvia; Schneider, Claudia; Bigler, Martin; Bindel, Barbara; Haeni, Robert; Hurni, Beatrice; Knösel, Mechthild; Löffler, Thomas; Lutke Schipholt, Herman; Maier, Alexandra; Mika, Peter; Müller, Christian; Müller, Dorothee; Oswald, Hans; Ott, Martin; Rist, Michael; Schmid, Rochus; Sperling, Urs; Streiff, Ricco; Wälle, Andi; Maeschli, Ariane; Hartmann, Sabine and Lipka, Martin (2015) Mother-bonded and Fostered Calf Rearing in Dairy Farming. FiBL-Merkblatt. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, CH-5070 Frick.

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Based on the experiences of some farmers with mother-bonded or fostered calf rearing, the guide describes different management systems and provides numerous suggestions for the implementation of mother-bonded and fostered calf rearing and for on-farm equipment requirements.

EPrint Type:Book
Keywords:dairy farming, cald rearing, animal welfare, cattle, Department of Livestock Sciences
Agrovoc keywords:
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems > Beef cattle
Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal > Animal breeding
Germany > University of Kassel > Department of Farm Animal Behaviour and Husbandry
Italy > Other organizations
Related Links:https://www.fibl.org/de/shop/1660-mother-bonded-calf-rearing.html
Deposited By: Willer, Dr. Helga
ID Code:38259
Deposited On:05 Aug 2020 09:31
Last Modified:03 Aug 2021 09:51
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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