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What does the animal need from its feed?
In this article, Dr. Clive Dalton examines the things an animal needs to get from its feed
How ruminants digest food
Ruminants are animals that have a four-part stomach and can digest the fibre (mainly cellulose) in plants.
Nutrition & Feeding
We have to provide a diet for the animal that will meet all its nutritional needs.
Rumen Development the key to Early Weaning
Studies in the United States indicate that 70% of calves are weaned 7 weeks of age or later.