Dairy farms across the country still rely on 20-20 milk replacer diets for calves, and thanks to a study done at the WCROC, we now know that starter intake can drive development among calves well beyond the eight weeks leading up to weaning.

Researchers at the University of Minnesota’s West Central Research and Outreach Center at Morris, have installed solar panels that generate power that also provide cooling shade for cows and heifers.

Microalgae extract shows promise as a potential feed ingredient offering several benefits, but more work is needed.

A research project started in 1964 to maintain the Holstein genetics at the time is still being carried out today at the U of MN WCROC, Morris.


October 19, 2018

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