Nutrition and Feed Management

Information and tools to assist in managing dairy cattle nutrition and feed management, including resources on forage, silage, pasture, and water needs. Tips on monitoring heifer growth and weaning strategies for heifers and calves.

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Association of Calf Traits with Mature Cow Milk Yield and Body Weight
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Association of Calf Traits with Mature Cow Milk Yield and Body Weight

Jud Heinrichs, Chad Dechow, Denise Beam, Kenneth J. Stalder

Calf hip height and body weight can be useful predictors of future milk yield, while growth rate and starter feed intake can impact mature cow body weight. More