Welcome to the European Calf Conference

Welcome to the European Calf Conference


The meeting place for professional dairy farmers with a focus on healthy and powerful calves. Lay the foundation for successful calf and heifer rearing.

Get to know the latest scientific findings in calf husbandry and feeding. Exchange with experts and colleagues. Discuss current topics related to animal welfare, performance and economics in calf husbandry.

Use an extensive network of the dairy branch for the first time in only one place, with one focus: A better way of calf rearing: animal-friendly and performance-optimized!

These topics are the focus of ECC:

These topics are the focus of ECC:


  • Exploring the genetic potential of your calves
  • Optimizing work organization in the calf barn
  • Controlling farm development
  • Checking calf feeding concepts
  • Developing animal-friendly calf rearing concepts
  • Discussing the latest findings of barn ventilation
  • Optimizing colostrum management
  • Improving public relations and image
  • Controling the future of calf data management