Ashley Howlett's Blog – April 2014 Archive (1)

Our acidified calf feeding system

Two springs ago we converted our old bull barn, from when my grandfather contracted bulls, into a calf barn with mob feeders. Previously we were feeding about 60 calves in hutches and decided to make the switch only putting around $5000 into the conversion. 

When we began this feeding system we were feeding acidified waste milk. We acidified the milk with acetic acid. To do this, the acid is diluted in water at a 10:1 water acid ratio. This solution is then mixed with the milk at a…


Added by Ashley Howlett on April 15, 2014 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment


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