Effect of milk intake and method of weaning on calf performance and stress in an early-weaning program

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dc.contributor.author Flynn, P.
dc.contributor.author Reddy, P.G.
dc.contributor.author Morrill, J.L.
dc.contributor.author Stevenson, Jeffrey S.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-04T19:25:31Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-04T19:25:31Z
dc.date.issued 2012-10-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/14794
dc.description.abstract Feeding milk at 8% of birthweight and gradual weaning resulted in the most consistent increases in weekly weight gain, highest overall weight gain, and greatest increases in dry feed consumption during an 8-wk trial compared to feeding milk at 8% and abrupt weaning, at 10% and gradual weaning, or at 10% and abrupt weaning. By 8 wk, the 8% gradually-weaned calves also had higher levels of serum protein and lower levels of urea nitrogen in blood than calves in other treatment groups. Therefore, the 8% gradual-weaning program was determined to be the most appropriate for early weaning of dairy calves. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 87-88-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 506 en_US
dc.subject Dairy en_US
dc.subject Milk intake en_US
dc.subject Calf performance en_US
dc.subject Stress en_US
dc.subject Weaning en_US
dc.title Effect of milk intake and method of weaning on calf performance and stress in an early-weaning program en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1986 en_US
dc.citation.epage 54 en_US
dc.citation.spage 52 en_US
dc.description.conference Dairy Day, 1986, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 1986
dc.contributor.authoreid jss en_US


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