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What’s on the menu for your calves from 3-6 months?

To maintain an average daily weight gain of around 0.8kg/1.5lb per day, the calves should be fed a diet that combines 16-18% crude protein, 35% acid detergent fibre, and 11MJ ME/kg DM.
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Reducing electricity consumption on farm – by management

As more and more dairy farms turn to automation for labour-intensive tasks such as milking and feeding, electricity costs increase. In this post I look at some farm management activities that can reduce electricity consumption and operational expenses.

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