Use of whey and concentrate to partially replace whole milk consumption in the rearing of Friesian X Boran calves uri icon

abstract

  • Reports the use of liquid acid whey as a substitute for whole milk for rearing Friesian X Boran calves. Examines amounts of feed ingredients offered to cross-bred calves, chemical composition and estimated metabolisable energy values of dietary ingredients, proportion of ingredients DM offered that was consumed by the calves, proportion of whey DM consumed as affected by age, feed and nutrient consumption, dry matter consumption, live weight gain and feed conversion ratio in cross-bred calves fed milk-based, whey containing and concentrate-based diets

publication date

  • 1992