Raising Calf-Fed Holsteins: Achieving a Smooth Weaning Transition
If producers are interested in raising Holstein calves to produce beef, they need to develop the rumens of those calves to optimize their growth performance later in life. This video will outline the factors involved in transitioning calf-fed Holsteins from colostrum to grain, and beyond. It stresses the importance of proper feeding during the weaning period and how different factors influence rumen development.
Farmers (primarily dairy farmers) who wish to raise their Holstein calves for beef production as an alternative source of revenue.
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