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Advantages and disadvantages with outdoor hutches as housing system for calves and their future effect on the replacement heifer

@inproceedings{Lundell2015AdvantagesAD,
  title={Advantages and disadvantages with outdoor hutches as housing system for calves and their future effect on the replacement heifer},
  author={Anna Lundell},
  year={2015}
}
This study has investigated how outdoor hutches for housing dairy heifer calves will have negative and positive effects on calf development. Many studies have shown that an optimal rearing of the young calf is of great importance to up bring a profitable dairy cow. The dairy calf and growing heifer is subject for a great scientific interest. Within its first days the young animal will be separated from the dam. Then during a few months it will be kept individually or collectively with… 

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