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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Article Title

Rearing dairy calves

Authors

R A. Bettenay

Keywords

Dairy cattle, Calves, Animal husbandry

First Page Number

523

Last Page Number

530

Abstract

ON Western Australian dairy farms the wastage rate of dairy cows is probably more than 20 per cent, and this, coupled with the tendency towards bigger herds, means that well over half of the heifer calves born should be reared for herd replacements.

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