Calves need the best possible start in life, and cows need the best possible care at calving to ensure a good profitable lactation.
Against which pathogens am I disinfecting?
Calf pneumonia and calf scours cost the farming industry worldwide vast sums. The losses result not only from deaths, but from reduced feed conversion, poor growth and the cost of treatment. Focusing on the neonatal calf diarrhea (NCD), the most critical period is in the first few days following birth of the calf.
Biggest losses occur when calves are kept in close confinement, where the opportunity for transmission of the causative agents of NCD is enhanced by their build-up in the environment.