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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Non-lactating Animals Count Too
Non-lactating Animals Count Too - Articles Articles
Dry cows and heifers take up on average 20 percent of the farm’s total feed costs (home raised and purchased). More
Heifer Nutrition Modifications to Reduce Manure Production
Heifer Nutrition Modifications to Reduce Manure Production - Articles Articles
Replacing forage dry matter with concentrates offers potential to improve the efficiency of heifer feeding, while maintaining similar rates of gain and reducing excretion of manure and nutrients. More