About Drinagh Score Calf Feeds
A good start for a calf will reflect in the future performance of the animal. The objective of a feed prior to weaning should be to enable rumen development and facilitate good concentrate intakes when the calf is weaned. Good intake of the right type of concentrate will facilitate rumen development. After weaning good growth rates and frame development are a must. Excellent quality minerals, trace elements and vitamin supplements are added to ensure good bone development and health in the calf. Feeding young stock a quality diet presents great value for the farmer. For example, a weanling will put on 1kg of body weight using half the concentrate and forage that a one and half year store animal would require.