Use of trainer animals to improve performance and health of newly arrived feedlot calves

  • Loerch S
  • Fluharty F
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Four trials were conducted to determine the efficacy of using trainer animals to improve the health and performance of newly arrived feedlot calves. For all trials, trainer animals were given 3 wk to adapt to the feedlot before arrival of the feeder calves and initiation of the trials.

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  • Behavior
  • Calves
  • Feedlots
  • Performance

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