Rearing Healthy Calves in the Subtropics

Podcast Series

Good calf rearing techniques are the key to a profitable herd. How to rear these calves successfully is the focus of this podcast series which follows the Dairy Australia guide to calf management. There are nine episodes in this series which aim to discuss each chapter of this guide.

Local veterinary Dr Justin Schooth (Gympie Vet Services) is the presenter for the podcast series which is hosted by Vivienne McCollum (Subtropical Dairy). Dr Schooth is an accredited Dairy Australia “Rearing Healthy Calves” trainer and is highly experienced in the question of “how to raise calves that thrive” .

For further information about Rearing Healthy Calves or request a physical copy of the guide please visit Dairy Australia’s calf rearing page through the link below.

Rearing Healthy Calves

01. Pre - Calving Care

A healthy calf starts with a healthy cow

03. Identification and Traceability

Keep accurate and complete records for all calves


Technical information used in this podcast series has been written and supplied by Dairy Australia.

The production of this podcast series is supported by funding received from the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Service and Indigenous Affairs.