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calf

1
1. the young of cattle, esp domestic cattle
2. the young of certain other mammals, such as the buffalo, elephant, giraffe, and whale
3. a large piece of floating ice detached from an iceberg, etc.

calf

2
the thick fleshy part of the back of the leg between the ankle and the knee

calf

[kaf]
(oceanography)
(vertebrate zoology)
The young of the domestic cow, elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, moose, whale, and others.
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Individual pelleted calf starter intake was measured daily by collecting residual feed after every feeding during the study.
Evaluation of mannan-oligosaccharides offered in milk replacers or calf starters and their effect on performance and rumen development of dairy calves.
Mean chemical composition of calf starter and hay (1) on a DM basis Composition (%) Calf starter Hay DM 88.
Automatic milk-feeders were used to record the intake of milk replacer, calf starter, and forage from week 1 to week 7.
Calf starter was offered ad libitum, and feed intake was measured as air-dry matter daily.
Postweaned calves (average age = 60 d) were fed commercial calf starter with supplements of antibiotics (AB) (n = 6), fOMSS (n = 6) and fConc (n = 6) for a 30 d trial and the animal performance evaluated (Table 4).
Pens had solid iron rod sides, with openings in the front and rear to allow calves free access to calf starter and chopped mixed grass hay (MGH) from feeding buckets.