14 November 2023

As winter approaches, getting youngstock housing in order is essential to prevent poor growth checks and increased risk of respiratory disease.

17 October 2023

AHDB has worked with industry experts to pull together best practice on youngstock housing. This guide covers legislation, the calf’s environment, housing design and systems that can be used to house your youngstock.

6 October 2023

It is essential that youngstock housing provides for calves' needs, ensuring health and performance are optimised and regulations complied with. This page discusses how layout and construction can be used to the affect.

6 October 2023

Feeding is one of the main tasks of calf husbandry, and it requires a lot of money, time and effort. Designing your housing to make feeding easier will greatly benefit you and your team

13 March 2024

Advice on how best to help your sheep survive the cold weather.

17 November 2023

Read the case study for Holly Green Farm’s calf rearing system and how it works for them

6 March 2024

Read the case study for Eldon Farm’s calf rearing system and how it works for them

17 November 2023

Read the case study for Cobblers Farm’s calf rearing system and how it works for them

9 June 2023

Selecting the most suitable housing system for a farm is a complicated decision. There are many factors to consider and even when a system is decided, there are further choices to be made within the individual system. This guide looks at the costs incurred in in each housing system to help you decide which dairy youngstock housing system is the right fit for you.

6 October 2023

There are many dairy youngstock housing systems available, and it is important to understand which system will work best on your farm. In this webpage we have identified seven of the main youngstock housing systems, although this is not an exhaustive list.

6 October 2023

Taking the time to understand your needs in the planning process of your youngstock housing will help make sure that the design chosen is right for your system. To help work through the design process, consider the eight questions below.

6 October 2023

Your dairy youngstock housing