Calf Nutrition Technical Articles


Article published the December 19, 2022:

Microbial interventions to improve gut health in neonatal calves

Author/s :
Ranga Nakandalage
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Article published the July 26, 2022:

Gut microbiome leads to immune response development in neonatal Holstein calves

Author/s :
David J Hurley
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Article published the November 10, 2021:

Choline Today, Euros Tomorrow And Possibly for Generations to Come

“Don’t drink, don’t smoke, and take your multi-vitamin.” Any pregnant woman can tell you this is the advice they receive from the moment they know they are pregnant. Extensive research i...
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Article published the August 26, 2021:

Nutrient Absorption and Health in Young Calves

IntroductionAt birth, the rumen is non-functional, making calves pre-ruminants. By weaning, the rumen is the principal site of volatile fatty acid (VFA) absorption, responsible for over 50% of all VFA ...
Author/s :
Anne Laarman
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Article published the April 21, 2021:

Mortality rate in dairy calves in Chile and the association with waste milk feeding, a pilot study

INTRODUCTIONRaising healthy calves is the foundation for a sustainable and profitable dairy herd. Dam nutrition during the last trimester, calving supervision/assistance, maternity facilities hygiene, umbilical...
Author/s :
Juan Manuel Sanhueza
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Article published the February 17, 2021:

Actisaf® Sc 47 yeast probiotic boosts feed efficiency and performance

Feeding the world’s population during this challenging period will require to improve feed efficiency and fiber degradation to benefit global food production.Phileo by Lesaffre wishes to assist customers ...
Author/s :
Maxime BricheMohamed Mammeri
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Article published the October 8, 2020:

Successful weaning of calves

THE PHASES OF THE RAISING PROCESS Under intensive systems, the stage called Calf Rearing lasts approximately up to 60 days (30-60 days) and has three important phases:   1. Pre-ruminant phase - in which...
Author/s :
Daniel Werner
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Article published the November 8, 2019:

Solid growth starts with proper nutrition

The objective of raising beef cattle is to obtaining good quality meat in a short period of time. Prerequisite for that is a healthy herd that turns feed into body mass, under optimal growing conditions where a...
Author/s :
Valentin Nenov
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Article published the January 10, 2019:

Management of Replacement Dairy Heifers for Best Behavior

Introduction Despite many advances in our knowledge of calf management, the dairy industry continues to be challenged with finding ways to raise replacement dairy heifer calves in such a manner that not only o...
Author/s :
Trevor DeVries
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Article published the October 10, 2018:

Fetal programming: Providing prenatal nutrients to enhance calf development

When a cow becomes pregnant, some of the nutrients it consumes will be used by the developing calf. There is no other time in the calf’s life when the development of tissues, organs and systems is occurri...
Author/s :
Dr. Steve Blezinger
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