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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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Sampling and analysis: Intake of the calf starter fed to calves was measured by subtracting leftovers from the daily supply and leftovers of calf starter.
2004) indicated that the groups supplied with calf starter feed and roughage had higher starter feed consumption and live weights at the end of experiments and related these better outcomes with higher feed conversion ratios and improved rumen systems.
The above rate of calf starter consumption should have occurred for 3 consecutive days.
Chemical composition of calf starter and dried hay are presented in Table 1.
Alter about a month, your calves should be ready to give up the milk and live on hay/ pasture and calf starter (grain).
Pelleted calf starter and water were given ad libitum from day 5 (the beginning of the study).
Calf starter concentrate was offered ad-libitum from week 2 through 12 and individual intakes were recorded daily.
Calf starter intakes were recorded beginning at 2 week of age because calves did not consume starter during the first week of life.
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.
So far, only young calves fed milk replacer and calf starter still receive antibiotics on continual basis.
Basal diet for the calves was commercial calf starter (Calf starter[TM], Seoul Feed Co.