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Summer ventilation of calf hutches

Ventilation is important in hot periods but what is the best option? Dr. Al Kertz shares some research and thoughts on the subject.

May 6, 2024

Providing an external fan source had limited effect in calf hutches versus different size openings in the back of the hutches, but this would be dependent on the type and specifications of hutches. Dr. Al Kertz explains why it is encouraging that studies are being done on ventilation to increase comfort and performance of calves, just as has been done for lactating cows.

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