Calves are happier on solid feed

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Veal calves are fattened on a diet comprising of a lot of milk replacer and limited amounts of fibrous feeds. They should get more solid feed to improve animal welfare, state Wageningen researchers.

Period15 Feb 2012

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  • TitleCalves are happier on solid feed
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletResource, jrg. 6, nr. 13, p. 10
    Media typePrint
    CountryNetherlands
    Date15/02/12
    DescriptionVeal calves are fattened on a diet comprising of a lot of milk replacer and limited amounts of fibrous feeds. They should get more solid feed to improve animal welfare, state Wageningen researchers.
    Producer/AuthorAlbert Sikkema
    URLhttps://edepot.wur.nl/424961
    PersonsLaura Webb