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Part II: Nutrition (B 1343-2)

Summary

Nutrition is the most costly component of heifer development and can have a great impact on lifetime productivity. Nutritional requirements for heifers are different from lactating or dry cows. Heifers require a higher quality diet than mature cows and must be fed separately from the mature cow herd. This publication contains nutrition information for replacement heifer development.

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Status and Revision History
Published on May 27, 2008
Re-published on Feb 4, 2009
Re-published with minor revisions on Sep 15, 2011
Expired on Sep 30, 2014