Feed management can aid heifer development

Feed management can aid heifer development

Research presented at midwestern section meetings highlights heifer feeding strategies and protein digestibility of co-product feeds.

THE future of the dairy industry depends on well-developed replacement heifers, and while an emphasis on improving preweaned calf nutrition has predominated in the industry, opportunities exist to improve nutrition and management of heifers postweaning, according to T.S. Dennis and T.D. Nennich of Purdue University.

At last month's midwestern section meetings of the American Dairy Science Assn. and American Society for Animal Science,

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