Heifer Nutrition

Haley Zynda, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Wayne County, Ohio State University Extension

Heifers are their own beasts when it comes to nutrition. We have to first make sure they successfully develop into mature ruminants, then we must ensure they grow at an appropriate rate and not become overweight, then we must make sure they smoothly transition into a member of the lactating herd. The presentation “Heifer Nutrition” can be found on YouTube and it goes over feeding heifers during different stages of life, as well as money saving tips when it comes to feed cost. The link to the video is at: https://youtu.be/tc6ow3NeZJs