n The Dairy Mail - Micronutrients for calves and heifers - : advertorial

Volume 16, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 1561-4301


Calves and heifers are the cornerstones of a dairy replacement programme. However, as non-profit producing animals, they often receive substandard nutritional emphasis. Growing animals require adequate quantities of protein, energy, vitamins, macro and trace minerals to meet their needs for growth and development. After the colostrum, calf programmes must include feeding of high quality milk replacer, calf starter and calf grower as calves are born with limited supplies of stored nutrients.

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