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Creep feeding speeds puberty in bull calves

Creep feeding could bring bull calves to puberty over one month faster than calves fed a lower-nutrition diet

Cattle producers should consider creep feeding bull calves that could someday be sires, says a recent study from the University of Calgary. “These findings have important implications for management of young bulls prior to puberty,” said PhD student Alysha Dance, who looked at the effects of nutrition on hormone production, age of puberty, semen quality, […] Read more