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A University of Wisconsin-Extension paper on heifer feed efficiency is available electronically. The paper, written by Pat Hoffman in the Department of Dairy Science, offers key strategies to help you boost feed efficiency in your replacement-heifer feeding programs. Topics covered include:

  • Minimizing excessive dietary energy to prevent over-conditioning of heifers.
  • Limit-feeding of heifers.
  • Heifer feed-sorting research results.
  • Bunk management when feeding heifers.
  • Use of ionophores in heifer-feeding programs.

Click here to read the paper.

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