Calf Barn Consulting Services

Year Plan – Complete Calf Program (~Best Value~)

  • Program spread over one-year time frame
  • Initial Visit Questionnaire
  • Monthly Farm Visits
    • Sanitation Audit
    • Taking blood samples
    • Spot checking colostrum management
    • Recapping last month’s goals and creating next month’s goals

Maternity Pen

  • All protocols
    • Written
    • Printed
    • Laminated
    • Posted
  • Employee training
    • Videos
    • One on One
    • Quarterly meetings
  • Colostrum Management
    • Monthly plate counts
    • Monthly quality checks
    • 4 Q’s analysis and plan
  • Cleaning and Sanitation
  • Cost Analysis
  • Organization and Management of Records
  • Organization of Equipment and Tools
  • Pen flow and size analysis

Calf Barn

  • Protocols
    • Written
    • Printed
    • Laminated
    • Posted
  • Employee Training
    • Videos
    • One on One
    • Quarterly Meetings
  • Serum Total Proteins (12/month)
  • Milk Program
    • Solids
    • Plate Count
    • Quality
  • Grain Program
    • Quality
    • Ration
    • Management
    • Records
  • Cleaning and Sanitation
  • Disease ID & working with Vet to create treatment plans
  • Ventilation
  • Pen Rotations/Management
  • Efficiency Analysis
  • Cost Analysis
  • Troubleshooting, have someone “on call” at all times.

Program Goals

  • Help you raise the better calves to be more productive members of your future herd
  • Find ways to cut back costs while not reducing quality
  • Offer assistance when needed with management decisions
  • Provide confidence in areas where it is lacking
  • Fix problems as they arise, allow the program to be versatile and custom
  • Back you without being attached to the purchase of a product
  • Educate, train, and provide tools to succeed in raising great calves
  • Give you the ability to do things on your own
  • Share a lifetime of versatile experience and 4 years of formal education.

Virtual Year Long – Complete Calf Program

  • Program over one-year time frame.
  • Initial Visit Questionnaire
  • Quarterly Farm Visits (or as requested with additional travel costs)

Maternity Pen

  • All protocols
    • Written
    • Printed
    • Laminated
  • Employee training
    • How-to Videos
    • Quarterly meetings
  • Colostrum Management
    • Quarterly Plate Counts and Quality Testing
    • 4 Q’s analysis and Management Plan
      • Quality
      • Quantity
      • Quickly
      • sQueaky Clean
  • Cleaning and Sanitation Management Plan
  • Cost Analysis
  • Organization and Management of Records
  • Pen Flow and Size Analysis

Calf Barn

  • Protocols
    • Written
    • Printed
    • Laminated
  • Employee Training
    • Videos
    • Quarterly Meetings
  • Serum Total Proteins (12/quarter)
  • Milk Program
    • Solids
    • Plate Count
    • Quality
  • Grain Program
    • Quality
    • Ration
    • Management
    • Records
  • Cleaning and Sanitation
  • Disease Identification
  • Ventilation
  • Pen Rotations/Management
  • Efficiency Analysis
  • Cost Analysis
  • Troubleshooting/on call

Program Goals

  • Help you reach your calf raising goals, from a distance
  • Help you raise the better calves to be more productive members of your future herd
  • Find ways to cut back costs while not reducing quality
  • Offer assistance, when requested, with management decisions
  • Provide confidence in lower confidence areas
  • Fix problems as they arise, allow the program to be versatile and custom
  • Back you and your calves without being attached to the purchase of a product
  • Educate, train, and provide tools to succeed in raising great calves
  • Give you the ability to do things on your own in the future
  • Share a lifetime of versatile experience and 4 years of formal education.

6 Month Plan – Total Calf Program

  • Program over 6-month time frame.
  • Initial Visit Questionnaire
  • Monthly Farm Visits
    • Sanitation Audit
    • Taking blood samples
    • Checking colostrum management
    • Recapping last month’s goals and creating next month’s goals

Maternity Pen

  • All protocols
    • Written
    • Printed
    • Laminated
    • Posted
  • Colostrum Management
    • Monthly plate counts
    • Monthly quality checks
    • 4 Q’s analysis and plan
  • Cleaning and Sanitation
  • Cost Analysis
  • Organization and Management of Records
  • Organization of Equipment and Tools
  • Pen flow and size analysis

Calf Barn

  • Protocols
    • Written
    • Printed
    • Laminated
    • Posted
  • Employee Training
    • Videos
    • One on One
    • Quarterly Meetings
  • Serum Total Proteins (12/month)
  • Milk Program
    • Solids
    • Plate Count
    • Quality
  • Grain Program
    • Quality
    • Ration
    • Management
    • Records
  • Cleaning and Sanitation
  • Disease ID & working with Vet to create treatment plans
  • Ventilation
  • Pen Rotations/Management
  • Efficiency Analysis
  • Cost Analysis
  • Troubleshooting/ have someone “on call” at all times.

Program Goals

  • Help you raise the better calves to be more productive members of your future herd
  • Find ways to cut back costs while not reducing quality
  • Offer assistance when needed with management decisions
  • Provide confidence in areas where it is lacking
  • Fix problems as they arise, allow the program to be versatile and custom
  • Back you without being attached to the purchase of a product
  • Educate, train, and provide tools to succeed in raising great calves
  • Give you the ability to do things on your own
  • Share a lifetime of versatile experience and 4 years of formal education.

Virtual 6-month – Total Calf Program

  • Program over one-year time frame.
  • Initial Visit Questionnaire
  • Quarterly Farm Visits (or as requested with additional travel costs)

Maternity Pen

  • All protocols
    • Written
    • Printed
    • Laminated
  • Colostrum Management
    • Quarterly Plate Counts and Quality Testing
    • 4 Q’s analysis and Management Plan
      • Quality
      • Quantity
      • Quickly
      • sQueaky Clean
  • Cleaning and Sanitation Management Plan
  • Cost Analysis
  • Organization and Management of Records
  • Pen Flow and Size Analysis

Calf Barn

  • Protocols
    • Written
    • Printed
    • Laminated
  • Employee Training
    • Videos
    • Quarterly Meetings
  • Serum Total Proteins (12/quarter)
  • Milk Program
    • Solids
    • Plate Count
    • Quality
  • Grain Program
    • Quality
    • Ration
    • Management
    • Records
  • Cleaning and Sanitation
  • Disease Identification
  • Ventilation
  • Pen Rotations/Management
  • Efficiency Analysis
  • Cost Analysis
  • Troubleshooting

Program Goals

  • Help you reach your calf raising goals, from a distance
  • Help you raise the better calves to be more productive members of your future herd
  • Find ways to cut back costs while not reducing quality
  • Offer assistance, when requested, with management decisions
  • Provide confidence in lower confidence areas
  • Fix problems as they arise, allow the program to be versatile and custom
  • Back you and your calves without being attached to the purchase of a product
  • Educate, train, and provide tools to succeed in raising great calves
  • Give you the ability to do things on your own in the future
  • Share a lifetime of versatile experience and 4 years of formal education.

3 Month – Calf Tune Up Program

  • Program over 3-month time frame.
  • Initial Visit Questionnaire
  • Monthly Farm Visits (or as requested with additional travel costs outside of 50-mile radius)

Program Goals

  • Help you reach your calf raising goals
  • Fine tune/tune up calf program
  • Zero in on specific calf issues
  • Run specific diagnostics to solve an issue

ALA CART OPTIONS

Maternity Pen

  • All protocols
    • Written
    • Printed
    • Laminated
    • Posted
  • Employee training
    • Videos
    • One on One
    • Quarterly meetings
  • Colostrum Management
    • Monthly plate counts
    • Monthly quality checks
    • 4 Q’s analysis and plan
  • Cleaning and Sanitation
  • Cost Analysis
  • Organization and Management of Records
  • Organization of Equipment and Tools
  • Pen flow and size analysis

Calf Barn

  • Protocols
    • Written
    • Printed
    • Laminated
    • Posted
  • Employee Training
    • Videos
    • One on One
    • Quarterly Meetings
  • Serum Total Proteins (12/month)
  • Milk Program
    • Solids
    • Plate Count
    • Quality
  • Grain Program
    • Quality
    • Ration
    • Management
    • Records
  • Cleaning and Sanitation
  • Disease ID & working with Vet to create treatment plans
  • Ventilation
  • Pen Rotations/Management
  • Efficiency Analysis
  • Cost Analysis
  • Troubleshooting

ALA CART options are over a 3-month time frame. This includes one farm visit per month, and one follow up after 6 months. Prices do not include traveling costs or testing costs.

You can also hire us to do a single (or few) of the items on the list below. Approximate hours per job are listed below.

Maternity Pen

  • All protocols (10 hours)
    • Written
    • Printed
    • Laminated
    • Posted
  • Employee training (10 hours)
    • Videos
    • One on One
    • Quarterly meetings
  • Colostrum Management (2 hours)
    • Plate counts
    • Quality checks
    • 4 Q’s analysis and plan
  • Cleaning and Sanitation (4 hours)
  • Cost Analysis (4 hours)
  • Organization and Management of Records (5 hours)
  • Organization of Equipment and Tools (10 hours)
  • Pen flow and size analysis (2 hours)

Calf Barn

  • Protocols (10 hours)
    • Written
    • Printed
    • Laminated
    • Posted
  • Employee Training (10 hours)
    • Videos
    • One on One
    • One meeting
  • Serum Total Proteins (12/visit) (3 hours)
  • Milk Program (3 hours)
    • Solids
    • Plate Count
    • Quality
  • Grain Program (2 hours)
    • Quality
    • Ration
    • Management
    • Records
  • Cleaning and Sanitation (4 hours)
  • Disease ID & working with Vet to create treatment plans (6 hours)
  • Ventilation (4-8 hours)
  • Pen Rotations/Management (2 hours)
  • Efficiency Analysis (2 hours)
  • Cost Analysis (4 hours)
  • Troubleshooting/have someone “on call” at all times. (10 hours)

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