Animal health and welfare

Animal welfare requirements are a high priority even when fodder supplies are low.

Changes to feed can increase acidosis risks, change animal body condition and develop further risks during transport.

This fact sheets assists you to assess your herd's risk of ruminal acidosis, and includes guides for preventing and caring for down cows, along with transporting live animals according to animal welfare guidelines.


  • Cow Health Welfare

    Managing the welfare of your animals.

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  • Herd Culling

    Making tough decisions when it comes to culling herds

  • Managing Down Cows

    Learn how to care for your cows, including dealing with lameness and down cows, and caring for cattle during transport.