Group Feeding Grows Healthier Cattle in Copenhagen
A new group-feeding device recently installed on a Murcrest Farm in Copenhagen grows stronger, healthier calves that will go on to produce more milk than their mothers. Since the calves can now feed simultaneously, all day long, they are getting an experience similar to nursing straight from their mothers.
With a tape measuring the girth of their bodies, calves are weighed every day to get a benchmark on how fast they’re growing. After about eight weeks in the system, the calves are removed from the pens and stationed with the other cattle in a barn.