Free-access calf starter
was offered in stainless steel buckets during the first week of life.
The ration for treatment group was prepared as 20% chopped dry meadow grass + 80% concentrate calf starter
feed I between the birth and 3-months of age; 30% chopped dry meadow grass + 70% concentrate calf starter
feed II between 3 -6 months of age.
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When the calf is 4 days old, a calf starter
should be offered fresh daily along with clean, fresh water.
Amount of dry matter intake of milk, hay and calf starter
per kg weight gain is presented in Table III.
Commercial calf starter
and dried hay were offered fro m 4 d of age.
For the first month and until they're eating a pound of calf starter
pellets a day, milk replacer is the most important (and most expensive) item you'll be feeding the calves.
Comfrey contains allantoin, a substance also found in the water sac around embryos and in maternal milk, particularly colostrum, l suspect the comfrey foliage could also be put with water in a blender and included with calf starter
for bottle feeding.
This substance is available for inclusion in milk, milk replacer and calf starter
(Ghosh and Mehla, 2012).
was offered ad-libitum from week 2 through 12 and intakes were recorded on a daily basis.
Besides, the calf will start eating grain sooner if he's not too full of milk -- and there's no danger of him getting scours from calf starter
(a special grain ration for calves).
Calves received whole milk twice daily at 0700 and 1600 h: calf starter
and water were offered ad libitum throughout the trial of 60 days.
2008) found that, calf starter
promoted rumen development and hence hastened the transition from an essentially monogastric animal (high blood glucose) to a functional ruminant (low blood glucose).
The pens had solid iron rod sides with openings in the front and rear to allow calves free access to calf starter
(CS) (contained 88.
FSBM calf starter
diet contained fermented SBM (a commercial product produced by Gene Biotech Corp.