Effect of feed presentation on feeding patterns of dairy calves.

  title={Effect of feed presentation on feeding patterns of dairy calves.},
  author={Emily K. Miller-Cushon and Ren{\'e}e Bergeron and Ken E. Leslie and Georgia Jane Mason and Trevor J. Devries},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  volume={96 11},
The objectives of this study were to determine the effect of feed presentation on meal frequency and duration, as well as diurnal feeding patterns of dairy calves, and to assess any longer-term differences in feeding patterns resulting from previous experience. Twenty Holstein bull calves were exposed from wk 1 to 8 of life to 1 of 2 feed presentation treatments: concentrate and chopped grass hay (<2.5 cm) offered at a ratio of 7:3 as a mixture (MIX), or as separate components (COM). Feed was… CONTINUE READING

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