Calf Care & Quality Assurance (CCQA) Animal Care Reference Manual – English


The Calf Care & Quality Assurance (CCQA) program was developed to elevate U.S. calf raiser standards by uniting around key management practices.

The CCQA program is jointly led by the FARM Program and NCBA’s Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program, funded by The Beef Checkoff. Support is also provided by the Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) and The Beef Checkoff-funded Veal Quality Assurance (VQA) program.

This reference manual outlines best management practices for farmers and ranchers of any size raising calves for dairy or beef production

Topics include:

  1. Calf health
  2. Management and care
  3. Animal handling and stockmanship
  4. Employee training and emergency preparedness

Size: 8.5×11

Page count: 114

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