Calves with Sam: Transition rations for calves

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In June, Sam Leadley with Attica (N.Y.) Veterinary Associates posted a graph showing the amount of feed available for growth for calves fed an intensive or accelerated milk ration before weaning.

A reader asked if the effects of the limited-hay vs. ad lib. hay rations for the transition period would be similar for calves fed the traditional 4 quarts/day of 20-20 milk replacer and Leadley worked out the numbers to create the same "feed available" graph for limited-milk-fed calves.

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