The provision of solid feeds to veal calves: I. Growth performance, forestomach development, and carcass and meat quality.

@article{Cozzi2002ThePO,
  title={The provision of solid feeds to veal calves: I. Growth performance, forestomach development, and carcass and meat quality.},
  author={Giulio Cozzi and F. Gottardo and Silvana Mattiello and Elena Canali and Eugenio Scanziani and Marina Verga and Igino Andrighetto},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={2002},
  volume={80 2},
  pages={357-66}
}
Growth performance, forestomach development, and carcass and meat quality of veal calves fed a milk replacer diet (Control) were compared to those obtained from calves fed the same liquid diet plus 250 g x calf(-1) x d(-1) of dried beet pulp or wheat straw. Three groups of 46 Polish Friesian calves, balanced according to initial BW, were assigned to the three dietary treatments in a fattening trial, which lasted 160 d. The provision of either solid feed did not affect the milk replacer intake… CONTINUE READING