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Skip the weaning dip with the right calf pre-starter

Skip the weaning dip with the right calf pre-starter

Calf producers face a major hurdle when introducing milk-fed calves to their first solid feed diet. The challenge is the immature state of the young animals’ gastrointestinal (GI) system - and the risk of a weaning dip that brings growth to a temporary halt. Fortunately, by choosing the right pre-starter feed, it’s a risk producers can either reduce or avoid.

By Christine Brøkner, Ph.D.,R&D Manager at HAMLET PROTEIN

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