A Calf’s Most Important Meal: Colostrum

By : Haley Linder, MS student, Halden Clark, Health Stewardship Veterinarian, Mary Drewnoski, Nebraska Extension Beef Systems Specialist

Antibodies in colostrum provide calves with their initial protection. Photo credit Troy Walz.

Colostrum is the “first milk” produced after calving. It… Continue reading

Poor forage quality spurs concerns over malnutrition this winter

Source : Keith Johnson

A wet spring kept farmers from harvesting forage until much later than usual this year, and that could have serious consequences for nutrient quality. Purdue University Extension specialists suggest livestock operators have their forage tested and… Continue reading

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