Management of nutrition, including feed delivery and bunk space, can be as important as nutritional composition. Certainly, providing good access to feed throughout the day will help promote intake, according to Trevor DeVries, dairy scientist at the University of Guelph in Canada.

DeVries gave an outstanding presentation on this at the Cow Longevity Conference in Sweden, sponsored by DeLaval, in late August. The presentation was based on extensive research.

Read the full presentation, including research references.