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By Ellan Dufour, M.S., Oct 19, 2021
In the Unites States, most dairy heifers in the pre-weaning phase are fed milk replacer rather than whole milk. Some of the major considerations behind this management decision include convenience, consistency, biosecurity and economics. ..READ MORE ›

By James Gaspers, Ph.D., Oct 05, 2021
Nothing influences an outcome more than getting off to a good start — or a bad one. Second only to calving and the days that follow, the process of weaning and adapting to the feedlot is the next most impactful event for calf health and performance. Before calves are loaded onto the truck, a plan for how to manage them upon arrival should be in place...READ MORE ›

By Ernie Hansen, M.S., Sep 20, 2021
Although the LLRC-1 wean-to-finish research barn is fully filtered, the reality is that it only takes one positive case of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) in an incoming litter to infect a whole barn. This fact was demonstrated in a recent nursery trial at Hubbard Feeds. ..READ MORE ›