The importance of the physical and sensory preferences of calves for starter concentrates during the pre- and post-weaning periods.
The importance of the physical and sensory preferences of calves for starter concentrates
- Georgina Maynou
Year of publication
Calves have different preferences for starter concentrate based on its physical and sensory characteristics. However, starter formulation using preferential physical ingredients and formats for calves does not guarantee better performance by encouraging the consumption of feed.
Authors: Marta Terré, Maria Devant and Alex Bach
Journal: Journal Dairy Science. Vol. 99 (9), p. 7133-7142.