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Published July 20, 2009, 05:06 PM

Don't overfeed first-calf heifers

ST. PAUL — First-calf heifers represent the present and the future of dairy farms, but they need to adapt to many physiological and behavioral changes at calving. According to the USDA, first-calf heifers represent about 36 percent of the U.S. cow population.

By: By Noah Litherland, University of Minnesota Extension

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