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Should we be weaning on dry matter intake rather than calf age or weight?

Perhaps our biggest objective in calf rearing is to transform the calf from being a monogastric into a ruminant as efficiently and effectively as possible.

The rumen will be the ‘engine’ that delivers the energy required […]

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How practical are the recommended 3 liquid milk feeds per day?

Leading researchers are now showing that calves perform better if they have 3 milk feeds a day. Managing and delivering liquid milk to calves is a time consuming and management challenge; it needs to be […]

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Is starter feed limiting our calf’s rumen development?

For decades, dairy farmers and calf rearers have been using 2 tools to raise calves:

Liquid Milk (calf milk replacer or native milk)
Starter feed (muesli blend or pellet)

Assuming that all calves receive the correct levels and […]

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Accelerated Weaning Program – More From Less (And Quicker)

A calf’s ability to digest lactose is dependent on it secreting the enzyme lactase. Lactase is abundantly secreted from birth and then volumes start to decline by about 5 weeks of age.
This suggests that if […]

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Should CMR intakes be an obstacle to calf development?

Dairy farmers whose objective it is to rear calves as quickly as possible know how offering liquid milk (calf milk replacer or whole milk) to their calves will affect pre-weaning growth rates. We know that […]

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Accelerating growth and performance in beef

Download Original Article: Beef Farmer Magazine – Spring 2016
Beef farmers are looking for new ways of improving their stock’s performance and their unit’s profitability. Innovative beef farmers in the UK have started to use a […]

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Calves growing faster and stronger with Axcelera-C – Now targeting 22 month calving

Axcelera-C has been used for 7 months and is offered from day two.  Consumption will reach 150g per calf by day 10 and this is fed with a 18% protein calf rearing nut and consumption will […]

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No check at weaning, with accelerated post-weaning growth

A progressive farmer  in Scotland (530 cows) has been using Axcelera-C for 3 months

Axcelera-C is offered to calves at 7 days of age, and are eating 75g/day within a week, and 150g/head/day minimum by 28 […]

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‘Axcelera-C is improving calf performance and the health status of my calves’.

Having used Axcelera-C on his dairy calves for 3 months, the results on calf performance and improved health status make it a necessary and logical investment for his current and future herd performance.

“I know first […]

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Record dry matter intakes on black and white bull unit.

A large black & white bull finishing unit just outside Kelso in the Scottish borders have been using Axcelera-C for over 10 weeks to evaluate the performance of the calves – and intakes were unprecedented.

“The […]