How Temperature Affects Calf Activity

There is a connection between daily peaks in activity and spikes in temperature- if we focus in on the period of October, there is an obvious and close link between changes in daily group activity and changes in average temperature. Potential reasons for this are: Warmer temperatures normally indicates more sunshine, which encourages more activity Read more about How Temperature Affects Calf Activity[…]

Impact of Cold Stress

[pl_row] [pl_col col=12] [pl_text] What’s happening inside your buildings? Ventilation and temperature in housed environments are important to keeping youngstock in optimum conditions. On one farm, Smartbell™ found a considerable difference in temperature within a building, reducing growth rates as calves required extra energy for warmth. Events in the first few months of life have Read more about Impact of Cold Stress[…]