Heifers were fed at 1.0 (M) or 1.5% (H) of body weight daily from 90 d gestation through parturition and ad libitum thereafter. ... Milk samples were taken following oxytocin injection and machine milking at 8 to 12 wk postpartum ... Productivity of heifers and calves was altered by prepartum nutritional levels. keywords: Frame size, Gestation energy, Heifers, Weight loss. ... Resulting beta estimates were used In the following equation to calculate daily ME for maintenance (MEM).
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