Effects of a colostrum substitute and of dietary brewer's yeast on the health and performance of dairy calves.

@article{Seymour1995EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a colostrum substitute and of dietary brewer's yeast on the health and performance of dairy calves.},
  author={W. M. Seymour and James E. Nocek and Joanne Siciliano-Jones},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={1995},
  volume={78 2},
  pages={412-20}
}
We tested the effects of substituting a whey protein concentrate for dam's colostrum at first feeding and of 1% brewer's yeast in dry feed on calf health and performance. Eighty-four calves were assigned to four preweaning and eight postweaning treatments based on feeding either dam's colostrum or a whey protein concentrate at birth and either yeast or no yeast in the dry feed both before and after weaning. After the first feeding, all calves were fed colostrum through 4 d of age and an all… CONTINUE READING

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