Profitable and sustainable farming; It means being precise and showing maximum attention in calf rearing. Especially female calves are the assets building up the future of your business. Preferred calf housing is supposed to provide the optimum environment conditions required by the calf.
Isolating young calves from birth to 6 – 8 weeks of age can help to prevent cross-contamination. Individual calf hutches must meet a certain specification to optimize their growth, health and well-being. Each calf hutch is a microenvironment within the overall facility, so each pen needs to meet calf comfort standards.
Calf hutches made from easy-cleanable and smooth material not only provide the desired comfort for calves and human but also reduce the pathogen load in the calf environment. On the other hand, you can monitor the feeding behavior of calves closely. Furthermore calf health management becomes much more easier.
Individual calf hutch has two parts: a closed area and an open area surrounded by the fence. Thus the calf has the proper environmental conditions.
The calf hutch has room and holders complementary equipment such as buckets, feeding bottles required for calf feeding.
It is easy to transport individual calf hutch due to it’s light structure composing of polyethylene or fiberglass material. The calf pen is simple to install and only a single person can move it to the desired location within the facility. At the same time, it’s compact design speeds up the cleaning and disinfection of the hutch.
From the start, calves should be kept draught free. Therefore Milk’nRoll individual calf hutches are provided with draught-free ventilation.