Keepin’ It Clean: Best Practices for Calf Sanitation, Part 2
Continued from Part 1: Cleanliness is key to raising healthy calves. What are the best practices for cleaning calf housing and feeding equipment? What are potential problems and opportunities when using chlorine dioxide? Get answers to these questions and more, including options for dealing with calf-specific water quality issues.
Tom Earleywine, PhD
Dr. Earleywine is Director of Nutritional Services for Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Solutions where his team is responsible for neonatal animal research on over 1,800 head annually and provides technical support for North America. Dr. Earleywine has published hundreds of articles in scientific journals and popular press. He received his B.S., M.S. and doctoral degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was raised on a dairy farm near Brodhead in southern Wisconsin.
Connie Walters, DVM
Dr. Walters grew up in central Wisconsin on a small, registered Holstein dairy. Her role on the family farm was calf raising, and she continues that passion today in the role of Calf and Heifer Specialist. She studied Dairy Science at UW-River Falls and received her doctorate from UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Walters practiced in central Wisconsin for over 5 years prior to joining Purina Animal Nutrition in 2016. Her focus is to enhance health through nutrition and following calves into the lactating herd.