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Brief communication: Do different grazing strategies affect pre-weaning calf growth rates?
(The New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 2016)
Rearing replacement heifer calves is a labour-intensive and expensive component of dairy systems (Drackley 2008). Large numbers of replacement heifers are not meeting target live weights in New Zealand (McNaughton & Lopdell ...
The influence of age and breed of cow on colostrum indicators of suckled beef calves
(New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 2016-07-07)
Rearing a calf to weaning is a key measure of performance in a beef breeding cow herd. Adequate intake of colostral antibodies by the calf in the first few hours of life is important for passive transfer of immunity, and ...