What makes the difference in a calf starter feed?

What makes the difference in a calf starter feed?

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Price alone is a poor indicator of how calves will receive a starter feed, but skimping on quality is a sure way to invite problems.

This is done to entice them to eat dry feed that naturally will end up in the rumen. There, it will help the maturation of this compartment and establish a healthy microbiota. The sooner the rumen develops, the sooner the calf can be weaned off from expensive milk-type products.

Read the full article at: Feed Strategy | June 2020