Feeding Management Reduces Weak Calves

Feeding Management Reduces Weak Calves

Tri State Livestock News

Weak calf syndrome is associated with reduced nutrition to the mother. Calving season comes with less stress when calves are born with abundant vigor. "The aggressive calf that actively seeks the first nursing of colosturm is a welcome sight," says Karl Hoppe, the North Dakota State University Extension Service’s area livestock systems specialist at the Carrington Research Extension Center.

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