More than a niche: Products from cow-calf contact systems
Numbersof dairy farms that rear their calves by suckling and with contact to a cow increase. •There is a wide range of cow-calf contact systems. •Small and medium dairies are interested in milk of cow-calf contact systems. However, the marketing of surplus, and mainly male dairy calves produced in these systems still needs to be developed. •Most consumers reject the early separation of cow and calf.