The following areas of research are among those observed closely. These are the likely areas for new posts.

Management factors to affect disease risk particularly cryptosporidiosis in calves
Products such as prebiotics and probiotics
Drug options for cryptosporidiosis
Electrolytes their formulations features and benefits
Epigenetics – the study of non chromosomal inheritance – its expression within and between generations especially relating to immunology
Immunology – is a vaccine for cryptosporidiosis protection/therapy possible
Calf welfare relating to a calf’s experience with scours. its not just about treatment for weight gain – its about caring gently
Practical calf management feeding systems
Nutrition for optimal gain – Identifying the targets for the enterprise. Short term costs versus long term production