Early pair housing increases solid feed intake and weight gains in dairy calves

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Costa, J. H. C. ; Meagher, R. K. ; von Keyserlingk, M. A. G. ; Weary, D. M. (2015)

Dairy calves have traditionally been kept in individual pens throughout the milk-feeding period. Social rearing is associated with increased solid feed intake and hence higher weight gains before and after weaning. Little is known about the effect of the age at which so... View more
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