For your future dairy cow,
the 0-3 month period is crucial
It is important to know that the first 6 months of life represent:
These first months will determine the size, production potential and feed intake of your future dairy cow.
This period will require 100% reliable and efficient feeding and good breeding practices. Serval accompanies you in this period.
Our milk replacers
DISCOVER A SAFE RANGE OF MILK REPLACERS FOR REARING CALVES
created by Serval. Growth, digestive safety and conformation performance is faithful to your investment for a serene weaning.
ALL OUR PRODUCTS ARE DIFFERENT,
whether they are based on skimmed milk powder or whey: we have a solution to all feeding needs for a better weaning.
You are looking for a successful, carefree or optimised weaning:
we have the product you need and the expertise to match.
How to use
The preparation of the milk replacer is very simple. But for an efficient feed, it is necessary to follow its preparation method. If you do not follow mixing and feeding temperatures, concentrations and quantities, you risk losing all the benefits of the feed and even disturbing the digestion of the young animal.
Our breeding advice
At Serval, we provide practical tools upon request: collective drinking plan, weaning wheel chart (help with breeding), heifer monitoring booklet (growth assessment), tutorials on our YouTube channel and advice sheets on important points: colostrum, diarrhoea, housing…
Below, you will find some tips!
The objectives of weaning will depend on the farmer’s needs and the management of the calves. In general, at Serval we aim to obtain heifers of 200 kg at 6 months old …Advice sheet
100% efficient feeding starts from the first hours of life with the distribution of colostrum. Quantity and quality of distribution is essential!Advice sheet
The housing, whether individual or collective, must be adapted to young calves.Advice sheet
Ventilation, air volume, surface… are key points.
At birth, the young calf can only feed on milk. Its digestive system does not allow it to assimilate other foods.Advice sheet
Then, little by little, this digestive system will adapt.
1/4 of the calves are affected during the first month of life. Rapid identification of the type of diarrhoea is therefore crucial to eliminate the cause and implement effective rehydration.Advice sheet
Do you need advice?
All details are important, you need to know and apply good practices. As a breeder, you only want the best for your young animals. It is important to choose a feeding plan adapted to your habits and your breeding. That’s why advice and follow-up are key. We are here to provide you with this support.