Practical Approach to Evaluating Youngstock Nutrition and Management
Youngstock represent a considerable investment in the future of the dairy farm, yet data analysis focusing on calf growth and health is lacking on many dairies. Analyzing youngstock growth data offers a powerful approach to informed decision making influencing the performance and profitability of the next generation of cows.
Noah Litherland, PhD
Dr. Noah Litherland earned his PhD in dairy cattle nutritional physiology at the University of Illinois, focusing on transition cows and nursery calves. He served as an assistant professor at Oklahoma State University and the University of Minnesota and served as technical specialist for Vita Plus over the past ten years. The Focus of his work continues to develop practical research-driven solutions.