Fetal programming: Providing prenatal nutrients to enhance calf development

Published on: 12/11/2018
Author/s : Steve Blezinger / Nutritional and Management Consultant.

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 occurring as rapidly as early weeks in utero. While the volume of nutrients needed as building blocks for this process is very small, in the first few weeks after conception access to the specific...

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December 11, 2018

An article recommended for every livestock breeder.

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December 18, 2018

It's a wonderful interpretation, as well as sound knowledge, for progressive breeders to strengthen their economics.

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