One of the biggest calf killers in Ireland, north and south, is scour. It is responsible for 40% of calf deaths. The threat of Cryptosporidiosis is increasing every year.
Cryptosporidiosis is caused by a parasite called cryptosporidium and is usually seen in young calves in their second week. Regular symptoms of crypto in an infected calf are diarrhoea, dehydration, loss of appetite, fever and abdominal pain.
Find out how to prevent this disease and how the Moocall Calving Sensor can play a part.