Haytrucker said:Kinda what Silver said. It's been a few years, but after I figured they were weaned the replacements went on stalks with the cows. Fed alfalfa for protein and scrounge. Come calving, they got their own patch and a little extra.
Brad S said:Like to see a mineral study for heifers - I think cow longevity and production is enhanced significantly.
Silver said:Brad S said:Like to see a mineral study for heifers - I think cow longevity and production is enhanced significantly.
Against what baseline would your mineral study be measured? It appears from my time on this site that many places seem to be mineral deficient, but we know they are not all deficient in the way. In fact, there may even be places where a mineral program will not pay for itself.