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HUBBARD FEEDS: Don’t overlook the importance of colostrum this calving season

March 8, 2018

 

 BEEF SOLUTIONS

Don’t overlook the importance of colostrum this calving season

By Garrett Preedy, M.S., Beef Nutritionist, Hubbard FeedsCalving time either has arrived or is approaching for many beef producers, beefteam@hubbardfeeds.com

Calving time either has arrived or is approaching for many beef producers, and with it comes the joy of watching baby calves arrive, nurse, graze and grow to weaning. Unfortunately, not all calves make it to the pay window for producers. Losses that occur before weaning can often be traced back to birth, when calves did not receive adequate colostrum from their dams.

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