November 2011

Feeding the Newborn Dairy Calf

At birth, the dairy calf ’s digestive system is underdeveloped. From birth to about 2 weeks of age, the calf is a monogastric, or simple-stomached, animal. The abomasum is the only stomach compartment actively involved in digestion, and milk or milk replacer provides nutrients.

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