Charting Heifer Growth. by Ontario. Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

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SeriesFactsheet (Ontario. Ministry of Agriculture and Food) -- Chh
ContributionsClapp, H.
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Slide 6. Slide 6. Slide 1. Slide 1. Slide 2. Slide 2. Benchmarking Heifer Growth Introduction The cost of raising replacement heifers is the second highest input cost on the dairy; the first is feed.

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