Raising Calf-Fed Holsteins: Technologies to Improve Production

Carcass characteristics of Holsteins can be greatly improved with today’s technology. Learn how to get the most meat from your Holsteins.
Raising Calf-Fed Holsteins: Technologies to Improve Production - Videos


Holsteins are a traditional dairy breed, but with today’s technology they can produce exceptional beef. This video will outline several technologies that can increase the profitability of your calf-fed Holsteins—implants, ionophores, and β-agonists. These technologies can be used alone or combined to improve the growth performance and carcass merit of Holsteins.

Who is this for?

Farmers (primarily dairy farmers) who wish to raise their Holstein calves for beef production as an alternative source of revenue.


Beef cattle nutrition Beef cattle metabolism Beef cattle management Feedlot nutrition and management

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