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

  • Loerch S
  • Fluharty F
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Abstract

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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