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09-09-2016

Feeding Focus: Transition diet linked to calf health

Recent research from the UK and across Europe has shed new light on just how close the relationship is between the transition diet and subsequent colostrum yield and quality. Whilst we know nutrition in the transition phase is critical for improving milk production in the following lactation and minimising the risk of metabolic problems, this research demonstrated just how important the transition diet also is for maximising calf health and subsequent performance. Click here to download article.

Link: https://issuu.com/forfarmers/docs/ff-issue-18_september2016_final_lr/1?e=13394382/30000297