Impacts of calving management, calf risk factors, and difficult calving on the health and performance of commercial beef calves

Organization: University of Calgary
Applicant:
Dr. Claire Windeyer
Objective
: Examine the on-farm effectiveness of a medication administered to newborn beef calves for the alleviation of pain associated with a difficult birth to determine evidence-based management practices to mitigate the impacts of a difficult birth on calf health, survival, and growth.
ALMA Commitment
: $147,000

Fiscal Year: 2015-16