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Transitioning weaned dairy calves to TMR may affect growth

Calves converted to TMR as early as eight weeks still achieved adequate growth.

The weaning transition period for dairy calves has been a common research focus, particularly for the Heinrichs lab at Penn State University. The group recently published a study on converting weaned dairy calves from a component-fed ration to a total mixed ration (TMR) at eight, 10 or 12 weeks of age for the effect on intake, growth and nutrient digestibility.

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