NIS Role In Calf Weaning

The undeveloped rumen is unable to digest fibre, the main role for fibre in an undeveloped rumen is to keep the inside clean .

Calf starter should be high in starch & sugar and the fibre portion should be able to act as a ‘toothpick’.

NIS is a lignified forage and so is an ideal toothpick!

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