Dairy cattle, Calves, Animal husbandry
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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.
Bettenay, R A.
"Rearing dairy calves,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 6:
9, Article 4.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol6/iss9/4